Mastodon | 20230103

Mastodon | 20230103 | @michelvanderburg | 1-memo•com | Early 60s starting photography at the age of 11-12 … with a Voigtländer Vito C compact camera (fixed lens / viewfinder / no light meter / no rangefinder) – 35 mm black and white film. Elephants in the ‘Blijdorp’ Rotterdam Zoo in Holland. | TakeNode dad74825-78eb-4e0e-a3b9-1896ac6d5b1b

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Netherlands’ Fight World War II | 20220303

Netherlands’ Fight World War II | 20220303 | Settela•Com | Three years of the Netherlands’ fight against the axis 1940-1943

Film about the Dutch urge for freedom in the Second World War, which is said to be rooted in Dutch history. This is followed by images of the pre-war Netherlands with typical views (including the Rijksmuseum, the Night Watch (Nachtwacht), the Muntplein square in Amsterdam, the viaduct of the Hofplein line, new industrial residential areas, Amsterdam Airport (Schiphol), the Afsluitdijk dike, the Dutch East Indies, Curaçao and the Hague Peace Palace (Vredespaleis). A look back at the mobilization with Hr.Ms. Tromp, artillery and soldiers along the waterline. The German invasion including Rotterdam, Moerdijk bridges and Zeeland. HMS Queen Wilhelmina on arrival in England accompanied by baron C. de Vos van Steenwijk. A look at the contribution of the Dutch East Indies. Negotiation with Japanese envoy. Mobilization with images of new material. The declaration of war after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Bombardment of Catalinas on [Japanese submarine]. Glenn-Martin’s Bombardment of [Japanese Ships]. The Battle in the Java Sea. The Japanese invasion. Training center for Dutch people in Canada and England and the training of Dutch pilots in America. Images of the army in Suriname during the war with Marmon-Herrington tank. Training in the Netherlands Antilles. Convoy protection. Torpedo boat (TM-8) in view. Patrolling in the West Indies and the transfer by President Roosevelt of the submarine fighter Hr.Ms. Queen Wilhelmina to HMS Queen Wilhelmina on 30 July 1942. The merchant navy fleet of the Netherlands. Images from the occupied Netherlands.

World War II documentary produced in 1944 by the Netherlands Information Bureau (N.I.B.) – an Agency of the Netherlands Kingdom, in het Rockefeller Center in New York , USA . Propaganda – Dutch diplomacy – during World War II for international public (especially the USA) aiming at international cooperation in the fight against the Axis alliance – that is : against Germany, Italy, and Japan . Source : Collection Netherlands Institute of Military History (NIMH).

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Haringvliet Harbor Quay | 20220128

Haringvliet Harbor Quay | 20220128 | 1-memo•com | Down a quay stair of the Haringvliet inland port in the city of Rotterdam, Holland, earlier this month.

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Pirate’s Parrot | 20220126

Pirate’s Parrot | 20220126 | 1-memo•com | Haringvliet inland port earlier this month, Rotterdam, Holland.

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Classic Ship Slipway Rotterdam | 20220125

Classic Ship Slipway Rotterdam | 20220125 | 1-memo•com | Ship slipway Koningspoort – King’s Gate – from Barkmeijer Shipyards , currently run as a wharf for classic boats by the foundation Stichting Stadswerf Koningspoort (SWKP) in the Old Port of Rotterdam, Holland.

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Rotterdam Old Port 1350s | 20220124

Rotterdam Old Port 1350s | 20220124 | 1-memo•com | Classic ships in the Oude Haven (aka Oudehaven , Old Port) built around 1350 in Rotterdam. On the quay Europe’s first skyscraper, the ‘Witte Huis’ – White House – built in 1898 by Willem Molenbroek in the Art Nouveau style – a 10-storey building – 43 meter ( 140 ft ) tall – at the time an unprecedented height in Europe.
One of the few buildings that survived the German bombing of Rotterdam in World War II – aka the Rotterdam Blitz.

TAGS #WitteHuis #skyscraper #Rotterdam #ship #Oudehaven #wolkenkrabber #ArtNouveau #haven #port #harbor #WhiteHouse #WillemMolenbroek #street #art #canal #boat #water #mist #inland #winter #1Memo #michelvanderburg