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National Remembrance Day 1949: silent procession to the Waalsdorpervlakte

Week number 49-18

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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Soldiers are lined up at the grave crosses at the Waalsdorpervlakte in the dunes near The Hague; torches illuminate this place; soldiers and civilians stand motionless while they hold two minutes of silence; afterwards the people march past the crosses; shots of the two minutes of silence as they were held in the large cities have been edited into this item: soldiers stand to attention; civilians stand still in the streets; traffic has come to a halt, etc.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
5 May 1949
Length:
00:51

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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