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by VOX
1 day ago
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Today in History
Replies: 97
Views: 14441
Netherlands

Re: Today in History

You're welcome. In England preparations are nearing completion for operation Market- Garden. The combined assault of paratroopers and groundforces to capture the Bridge over the Rhine at Arnhem. Tonight the first planes and gliders will depart to the rivercountry of the Netherlands. I've posted abou...
by VOX
5 days ago
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Today in History
Replies: 97
Views: 14441
Netherlands

Re: Today in History

Finally, on the 12th of September, the first village in The Netherlands ,called Mesch, is libareted. It's a small hamlet in Limburg. Limburg is the most southern province of The Netherlands and , like Florida in the USA, looks like it hangs down from the rest of the country. Meanwhile, Antwerp harbo...
by VOX
1 week ago
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Today in History
Replies: 97
Views: 14441
Netherlands

Re: Today in History

On September 5th, rumors reach fever pitch in The Netherlands. In the last day's Brussels and Antwerp were liberated and people in the south had heared the artillery coming closer. A , misinformed, radiomessage from the Dutch gouvernement in exile strengtened these rumors. What the people didn't kno...
by VOX
2 weeks ago
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Today in History
Replies: 97
Views: 14441
Netherlands

Re: Today in History

This year it will be 75 years ago the libaration of The Netherlands from the German occupation by nazi germany started. I'll try to give a week by week report of the progress.( if any). After months of fighting the German forces through France and Belgium, the Allies are getting ever closer to the b...
by VOX
2 months ago
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: FIFA Women's World Cup 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Netherlands

Re: FIFA Women's World Cup 2019

I loved footbal, actually played myself ( low level) but in the 70's and early 80's corruption made certain teams very powerfull and rich trough f.i. gouvernement support or criminal chairmans. Eufa and Fifa allowed this. These institutions blocked new developments like the use of tv/ video screen t...
by VOX
2 months ago
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: FIFA Women's World Cup 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Netherlands

Re: FIFA Women's World Cup 2019

Football is dead...it got ill in the seveties and finally died in 1986.
In the year 1992, in Europe, it was zombiefied and it lumbers on eversince.
Lifeless and rotting...
by VOX
2 months ago
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Elbarto
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Netherlands

Re: Elbarto

Have a nice one :thumbsup2:
by VOX
3 months ago
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Today in History
Replies: 97
Views: 14441
Netherlands

Re: Today in History

75 years ago Operation Overlord started. Also know as D-day . The attack on the beaches of Normandy was the largest amphibic assault in history.
It ultimatly sealed the fait of Nazi Gemany en was the beginning of the libaration of Europe.
by VOX
3 months ago
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Netherlands

Re: Greetings

Nice to see you....hope you're doing great.