Category: holland

Fighting a fire at City Hall at -2 F (-18 C). Leiden, Netherlands in 1929. Some equipment broke due to the freezing temperatures (you can see the water frozen on the ground) and the firefighters have frozen mustaches! Behind them is the mayor, watching them fight the blaze.

Beautiful life of Amsterdam in the 1950s taken by Kees Scherer.

To the beach, Holland, 1953. 

Infantry Near Nijmegen, Holland. Alex Colville

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Depicts Canadian Infantry marching through Holland. Painted in 1946. Alex used his fathers face and his own hands as the models for the first soldier.

A British sniper in position in a ruined building in Gennep, Holland, 14 February 1945.

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