Veendam (Netherlands)

Type: City
Name: Veendam (Netherlands)
Country: Netherlands
Latitude: 53.099998
Longitude: 6.86
population: 28,099
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Kelowna middle schoolers to visit Veendam in 2015

After almost a year of planning, Kelowna Veendam Sister City Association’s preparations for a delegation from Kelowna to visit its sister city Veendam Holland in 2015, to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands is starting ... [Published Kelowna Capital - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Veterans returning to Veendam for 70th anniversary of war's end

Ed Dickins is one of three Second World War veterans planning to make the trip to Veendam, Kelowna's sister-city, next year to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.There's little chance Ed Dickins will have an encounter on his ... [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Cruise ship tours: The elegance of a Uniworld vessel

, river line Uniworld's 159-passenger S.S. Catherine is based on France's Rhone River. USA TODAY's Gene Sloan offers a photo tour. (Photo: Gene Sloan, USA TODAY)View Fullscreen Like many river ships in Europe, the S.S. Catherine measures 135 meters long ... [Published USA Today - Apr 02 2014]

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"This girl was just 11 or 12 at the time, but she actually remembered me from the war," Dickins, now 90, recalled Sunday. "She could recall me and the other fellows handing out candy and gum to her and other Dutch kids."

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