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Dutch : “Liberation Day”
5 mei : liberation from occupying powers is celebrated all over the Netherlands.
A public holiday in the Netherlands on the anniversary of the 1945 Liberation. The date coincides with the capitulation in 1945 of German forces in the Netherlands at the end of the Second World War, but what is remembered are all the occupying forces and tribes, from the Romans, the Carolingians, the Viking Raids, the Austrian-Hungarian Empire, the Spanish and the French / Napoleonic periods.