TM4762 : Memorial to 32 Dutchmen

taken 3 years ago, near to Sizewell, Suffolk, Great Britain

Memorial to 32 Dutchmen
Memorial to 32 Dutchmen
The inscription on the broken oar reads as follows: In memory of the thirty-two young Dutchmen who tried to escape to England by kayak during World War II to join the Allied forces.
Eight of them reached the English coast. Only three survived the War.
The last living survivor dedicates this memorial to his brothers in arms who were less fortunate.
He reached England - and freedom - on this beach on 21 September 1941.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 September, 2014   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 14 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Memorial 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 47529 62849 [1m precision]
WGS84: 52:12.4934N 1:37.2926E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 4751 6284
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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