* POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE* Evenings @ Government House: Hear from a then 10 year old messenger boy for the Dutch Resistance in the nazi-occupied Netherlands

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Type:
Educational Event
Date:
March 31, 2020
Time:
19:00 - 20:30
Details:

* POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE*

 

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George Zwaagstra will present on his experience as a 10 year old messenger boy for the Dutch resistance in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands.

Nazi occupation of the Netherlands lasted over 5 years. However, an organized resistance to the occupation working to undermine the Nazi campaign. George Zwaagstra, at the age of 10, became a messenger boy for the resistance. On May 5th 1945 after a months-long campaign by Allied forces largely comprised of soldiers from the First Canadian Army, the Nazi forces surrendered. Mr. Zwaagstra will speak about his experience in the Netherlands during the war and what it means to him and the Dutch people to be liberated by Canadians.

This is a free public event. All are welcome. Seating is limited, guests must register by calling 902-424-7001 or at www.lt.gov.ns.ca/news.

 

Location:
Government House
Address:
1451 Barrington Street
City:
Halifax, Nova Scotia

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