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From Memory to Remembrance: Liberation of the Netherlands


Dr David Bercuson
Dr David Bercuson

70 years ago Canadian troops played a pivotal role in liberating the Netherlands. This lecture is part of a nation-wide series in which Canadian and Dutch historians takes us back to the highlights of the Canadian military campaign that led to the capitulation in Wageningen on May 5, 1945.

Please join us Thursday, February 26, 2015 as Canadian and Dutch historians examine the Second World War liberation of Holland. This special presentation of the TMM Lecture Series is held in partnership with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Canada.

70 Years of Liberation - speakers
Dr Erwin van Loo

Dr David Bercuson will be the moderator. Dr Bercuson is Chair of the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies at the University of Calgary. The speakers will be Dr. Erwin van Loo and Mark Zuehlke. Dr van Loo is a Dutch Historian specializing in the history of the Royal Air Force. Mr Zuehlke is a Military

Mark Zuehlke
Mark Zuehlke

Historian and the author of the acclaimed Canadian Battle Series.

This event is being held at the Military Museums at 4520 Crowchild Trail SW in Calgary. Doors open at 6pm and the lecture starts at 7pm. Admission is by donation. Click here to RSVP or email

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