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1 May 1945

2 May 1945

  • At 0730 hours, the first of many Canadian and British trucks crossed German defensive lines in the Netherlands without being harassed to deliver food to Dutch civilians. On the same day, 400 US B-17 bombers dropped crates of K-rations over Amsterdam Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands. ww2dbase [Operations Manna, Chowhound, and Faust | Haarlemmermeer, Noord-Holland | TH, CPC]
3 May 1945

3 Nov 1947

Photo(s) dated 3 Nov 1947
Clement Attlee, Violet Attlee, and others at Schiphol airport, Haarlemmermeer, Noord-Holland, the Netherlands, 3 Nov 1947

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