Every 4th of May at 20.00 PM, 2 minutes of silence is observed in the Netherlands to remember those who died in WWII and other military conflicts.
Today I want to honor those who died for my freedom. It is impossible to honor them all for there were so many. The ones I selected are buried only a few miles from where I was born in the War Cemetery of Sittard.
The Fallen Hero
Thank you soldier for setting my country free.
You did not want to die but yet you gave your life.
It was for strangers you sacrificed yourself, who weren’t even family.
Your ambitions were cut short never again did you see your wife.
Thank you, young man to liberate my land.
Your youth stolen from you by a violent act of hate.
A picture of a young girl you held in your hand
The blood drenched…
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