Michiel 2005's photos with the war

Lisbon 2018 – Museu de Marinha – Minesweeper Augusto de Castilho engaged in combat with the German sub U139

Lisbon 2018 – Museu de Marinha – Minesweeper Augusto de Castilho engaged in combat with the German sub U139
The Augusto de Castilho was escorting the merchant ship Sao Miguel, when the São Miguel was attacked by the German submarine U-139 on October 13, 1918. The Augusto de Castilho engaged with the far superior sub, allowing the São Miguel to escape. After two…
Added on November 10, 2018

Vlissingen 2017 – Monument for the landing of the marines during Operation Infatuate I

Vlissingen 2017 – Monument for the landing of the marines during Operation Infatuate I
The landing was done by No. 4 Commando of the British Army. The monument was unveiled in 1952.
Added on December  5, 2017

Römerberg 2017 – Monument for the fallen in two world wars

Römerberg 2017 – Monument for the fallen in two world wars
Added on August 12, 2017

Canada 2016 – Toronto – Royal Ontario Museum – Artwork for the article “The Vision of the Crosses”

Canada 2016 – Toronto – Royal Ontario Museum – Artwork for the article “The Vision of the Crosses”
Canadian Home Journal, November 1935. Made by Rex Woods.
Added on September 13, 2016

Huis Bergh 2014 – Skulls from the Eighty Years’ War

Huis Bergh 2014 – Skulls from the Eighty Years’ War
Found in the moat in 1924. They date from the 1568–1576, during the siege of the castle.
Added on December  2, 2014

Holiday 2009 – 1939 Mercedes-Benz 170 VG W136 G Holzkohlegasgenerator

Holiday 2009 – 1939 Mercedes-Benz 170 VG W136 G Holzkohlegasgenerator
During the war driving was possible by gassifying wood. The installation is an original Mercedes-Benz part, which could be installed for 1000 Reichsmark.

A visit to the Dr. Carl Benz Museum in Ladenburg, Germany.
Added on September 28, 2009

Monument for the railway workers who died in 1914–1918 and 1939–1945

Monument for the railway workers who died in 1914–1918 and 1939–1945
Added on November 25, 2012

Nuremberg – Poster from the Second World War

Nuremberg – Poster from the Second World War
The Enemy Listens
Train museum
Added on September 14, 2010

Technik Museum Speyer – If you don't have rubber use springs

Technik Museum Speyer – If you don't have rubber use springs
Technik Museum Speyer – If you don't have rubber use springs
Added on July 23, 2010

Holiday 2009 – 1939 Mercedes-Benz 170 VG W136 G Holzkohlegasgenerator

Holiday 2009 – 1939 Mercedes-Benz 170 VG W136 G Holzkohlegasgenerator
During the war driving was possible by gassifying wood. The installation is an original Mercedes-Benz part, which could be installed for 1000 Reichsmark.

A visit to the Dr. Carl Benz Museum in Ladenburg, Germany.
Added on September 28, 2009

Holiday 2009 – 1939 Mercedes-Benz 170 VG W136 G Holzkohlegasgenerator

Holiday 2009 – 1939 Mercedes-Benz 170 VG W136 G Holzkohlegasgenerator
During the war driving was possible by gassifying wood. The installation is an original Mercedes-Benz part, which could be installed for 1000 Reichsmark.

A visit to the Dr. Carl Benz Museum in Ladenburg, Germany.
Added on September 28, 2009

Holiday 2009 – Monument for colonel Emile Bonnet

Holiday 2009 – Monument for colonel Emile Bonnet
Died for France in the nazi extermination camp Struthof in 1944.
Added on September  4, 2009

T for Telephone

T for Telephone
The T was put there by the Germans in 1944, to indicate houses with working telephones, as telephone connections were restricted to important people such as doctors or certain civil servants.

On the Rapenburg in Leiden.
Added on March 27, 2009

Monument for six French commandos who died in 1944

Monument for six French commandos who died in 1944
The text on the monument is:

"A la memoire de
Ter nagedachtenis aan

Charles Trepel 1908-1944

Roger Cabanela 1914-1944
Fernand Devillers 1916-1944
Rene Guy 1917-1944
Jean Hagnere 1916-1944
Jacquelin Riviere 1920-1944

Du 1e Bataillon de Fusiliers
Marin…
Added on March  3, 2009

Oldtimer day at Ruinerwold: 1942 Chevrolet C-15441

Oldtimer day at Ruinerwold: 1942 Chevrolet C-15441
My movie of this oldtimer day can be seen on You Tube.
Added on August 17, 2008

Cambridge: War memorial

Cambridge: War memorial
Added on May  2, 2008

For those who fell during the wars

For those who fell during the wars
Memorial in Ghent (Belgium)
Added on February 19, 2008

The Miracle of America Museum (Polson, Montana)

The Miracle of America Museum (Polson, Montana)
Added on October 23, 2006