Category: History

MARKET GARDEN VETERAN SANDY CORTMANN DIES AT THE AGE OF 97

War veteran Sandy Cortmann dies at the age of 97

ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND – Market Garden veteran Alexander ‘Sandy’ Cortmann died on Saturday night at the age of 97 in his hometown Aberdeen in Scotland, 75jaarvrijheid reports. Last year, Sandy became nationally known in The Netherlands and the U.K. when he attended the commemoration of ‘Operation Market Garden’ for the first time in 75 years. Until

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MASSIVE FLYOVER IN MOSCOW OVER THE RED SQUARE MARKS THE 75th ANNIVERSARY OF VICTORY DAY IN RUSSIA

Awseome Flyovers over the Red Square in Moscow to Celebreate 75th Anniversary of Victory Day

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – Last week Europe celebrated 75 years of freedom and the victory of the Allied Forces over Nazi Germany during the Second World War. The Netherlands celebrated ‘Bevrijdingsdag’ (Liberation Day) on Tuesday May 5, while the UK celebrated ‘VE Day‘ on Friday May 8 with flyovers from the Red Arrows over London and

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RED ARROWS FLYPAST OVER LONDON COMMEMORATES 75th VICTORY IN EUROPE DAY

The Red Arrows Flypast over London to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – The 75th Commemoration of ‘Victory in Europe Day’ (VE Day) was celebrated today with several flypasts over 4 cities in the United Kingdom – London, Edinburgh, Belfast and Cardiff. The Royal Air Force Display Team ‘The Red Arrows’ performed a beautiful flypast over London, while 2 RAF Typhoon fighter jets also

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VIDEO – FINAL TAKEOFF KLM BOEING 747 AT AMSTERDAM AIRPORT SCHIPHOL

FINAL TAKEOFF KLM BOEING 747 AT AMSTERDAM AIRPORT SCHIPHOL

AMSTERDAM SCHIPHOL, NETHERLANDS – Last weekend (March 28 – 29) was a very sad weekend for many aviation lovers and spotters in The Netherlands, for the last KLM 747 pilots and cabin crew, and also for aviation in general, when KLM operated its last Boeing 747 commercial flight after almost 50 years of service. During

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VIDEO – LAST FLIGHT OF QANTAS BOEING 747

Last Flight of Qantas Boeing 747

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Sunday March 29, 2020 was a very sad day for aviation, as KLM and Qantas has retired their Boeing 747s, closing off an almost 50-year chapter of their incredible history as the oldest national carriers in the world – KLM celebrated its 100th anniversary in October last year and Qantas will have

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