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  • 357 views4 September 2013

The fire of liberation is a Dutch national symbol commemorating the end of World War II on May 5, 1945.
In Wageningen (Holland), the Germans signed their surrender on May 5, 1945.

The fire is lit every year on May 5 (Liberation Day) at 0.00 am on “May 5 Square”, Wageningen.
The lighting of the flame of liberation in a city or village means the start of the Liberation Festivals – in Gouda at 13.00 pm.

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  • Hans Bax
    Hans Baxover 2 years ago

  • LindaJBazor
    LindaJBazorover 2 years ago


    Beautiful!
    Your hosts – E.R. and Linda J. Bazor and Patty Boyte (May 6, 2012)

  • Thanks a lot for this great honour, Linda! I’m very pleased!
    Cheers,
    Hans.

    – Hans Bax

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 2 years ago

    great shot

  • Dank je Sylvia!
    groeten en fijne avond!
    Hans.

    – Hans Bax

  • patjila
    patjilaover 2 years ago

    Hoe symbolisch…alle vlaggen van de landen. Heel kleurrijk en precies waar het om draait.
    Dat kon niet gezegd worden van de incidenten voor de herdenking.. helaas.
    Fave Hans! liefs Annet xx

  • Hoi Annet! Wederom dank! En voor de fave!
    En wat die incidenten betreft…. zou het ooit beter worden? Ik kan er soms wel een beetje mismoedig van worden….
    Liefs en groeten!
    Hans xxx

    – Hans Bax

  • John44
    John44over 2 years ago

    Apart..
    Mooie bewerking Hans

  • Dank je John!
    Groeten!

    – Hans Bax

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsover 2 years ago


    7.5.2012 @ 8.44.am
    Great capture Hans love all the flags

  • Thanks a lot Karen!
    Cheers,
    Hans

    – Hans Bax

  • Gilberte
    Gilberteover 2 years ago

    Zo mooi Hans met al die vlaggen en de wind doet de bovenste vlag de gevel van het stadhuis volgen.Echt uniek!

  • Dank je Gilberte! Het is echt een imposant gezicht…
    Liefs en groeten!
    Hans xxx

    – Hans Bax

  • Karen Checca
    Karen Checcaover 2 years ago


    5/8/12

  • Thanks a lot for this great honour, Karen! Very much appreciated!
    Cheers,
    Hans

    – Hans Bax

  • Diane Schuster
    Diane Schusterover 2 years ago

    5/8/12

    Congratulations from your hosts at Color Me A Rainbow!

    Please go Here and immediately enter your image into the Spots And Stripes Challenge and good luck! Dee

  • Thanks a lot for this wonderful news, Diane! Very much appreciated!
    And thanks for your invitation!
    Cheers,
    Hans.

    – Hans Bax

  • Johanna26
    Johanna26over 2 years ago

    A perfect photo of this lovely old building Hans …

  • Wederom dank!
    Groeten en fijne avond verder!
    Hans.

    – Hans Bax

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