186 items found for "netherlands"

  • Arnhem veterans return to the Netherlands

    The Taxi Charity took a small group of veterans to the Netherlands over the weekend of 24 - 27 February museum visit was originally planned for 2020 when the charity volunteers and veterans arrived in the Netherlands Dick Goodwin, vice president of the Taxi Charity, said: "It has been two years since we were in the Netherlands The people of the Netherlands always give us the warmest welcome and everywhere we go people from each Commemorations Foundation, The Airborne Museum, Airborne Wandeltocht, The 4-5 May Committee and the Royal Netherlands

  • Taxi Charity takes veterans on roadtrip to the Netherlands for Liberation Day celebrations

    The Taxi Charity is delighted to be able to escort 25 veterans and their carers to the Netherlands for

  • Dick Goodwin interviewed by Sam Harris from CVFM

    Dick and Sam talk about the charity's recent veterans' trip to the Netherlands, and the wonderfully warm

  • WWII Wren attends Liberation Day services in the Netherlands

    A WWII veteran was a guest of honour at services in the Netherlands, marking the country’s freedom from She made the visit to the Netherlands ahead of Dementia Action Week, which runs from 16-22 May. supports residents to live life to the full, and staff were delighted to help Connie return to the Netherlands The Taxi Charity took veterans to the Liberation Day services in the Netherlands During the four-day Surbiton Home Manager Helena Maher said: “Visits to the Netherlands to commemorate WWII have been such

  • Video: The heroes of Operation Market Garden - A message to the Netherlands

    As the Taxi Charity was unable to take veterans to the Netherlands to attend this year's Battle of Arnhem

  • WWII veteran, Major Edwin ‘Ted’ Hunt MVO, honoured in the Netherlands

    of WWII was celebrated in Gennep on 11 May Major Ted Hunt MVO (102), from Worthing, was taken to the Netherlands The Taxi Charity has brought Ted back to the Netherlands on many occasions, and it was an absolute pleasure obstacles", so that the longest floating Bailey bridge of WWII could be constructed at Gennep in the Netherlands

  • 103-year-old WWII veteran takes to the skies in the Netherlands

    Arjan Vrieze offered to take him up in a glider at the Gelderse Gliding Club during his visit to the Netherlands Glider pilot Arjan said: "When Ray visited the Netherlands with the Taxi Charity in March, I was honoured Ray Whitwell who served with the Royal Army Service Corps landed in the Netherlands in September 1944 As part of the Taxi Charity visit to the Netherlands, Ray and other WWII veterans will be taking part vice president of the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans, said: "After not being able to travel to the Netherlands

  • Taxi Charity supporter completes 40km Wandeltocht in the Netherlands in memory of Frank Pendergast

    The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans would usually be in the Netherlands each September with a group Frank was a 6th Airborne veteran, not an Arnhem veteran, but he loved the Taxi Charity visits to the Netherlands Ammerlaan from the Dutch Market Garden Foundation, who helps the Taxi Charity to organise its visits to the Netherlands #Netherlands #Wandeltocht

  • 103-year-old WWII veteran commemorates Operation Market Garden in the Netherlands

    Charity for Military Veterans was delighted to take 103-year-old Arnhem veteran Ray Whitwell to the Netherlands Ray flew over to the Netherlands in a Glider carrying a jeep and a trailer packed with ammunition and to 19 September 2022, he joined a group of volunteer cab drivers and veterans who travelled to the Netherlands View more photos from the trip Ray says of his time in the Netherlands in 1944: "We went nine days without Frans Ammerlaan from The Market Garden Foundation, who coordinates Taxi Charity visits to the Netherlands

  • WWII veterans and Taxi Charity volunteers joined the thousands at Wandeltocht Airborne March

    of Taxi Charity volunteers who had brought seven WWII veterans and their carers and families to the Netherlands of the Taxi Charity, said: “The Taxi Charity was delighted to bring a group of WWII veterans to the Netherlands With us was Arnhem veteran Bill Larder who had not journeyed back to the Netherlands since WWII.

  • Taxi Charity takes veterans to Gennep for commemoration services

    The Taxi Charity recently escorted a number of veterans to the Netherlands to take part in the 75th anniversary Photo Gallery #Gennep #Netherlands

  • Chairman's Blog: A September to remember

    The Taxi Charity organised two trips to the Netherlands during September 2019. honour at a ceremony on Ginkel Heath and greeted by HRH Prince of Wales and Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands At an evening reception at the Hartenstein Airborne Museum, hosted by UK Ambassador to the Netherlands Ian Parsons Chairman Taxi Charity for Military Veterans #airbornewandeltocht #netherlands

  • Photo Gallery: Dutch Liberation Day Celebrations

    Wonderful photos from our trip to the Netherlands for the Dutch Liberation Day celebrations. #Netherlands #DutchLiberation

  • 'Market Garden Challenge' aims to raise £10k for veterans

    This September, two Taxi Charity volunteers plan to cycle 115km across the Netherlands on WWII gearless from Bridge no 9 on the Bocholt-Herentals Canal on the Belgian border to the town of Oosterbeek in the Netherlands next year to raise a total of £45k to help the Taxi Charity fund future commemoration trips to the Netherlands much-loved member of the Taxi Charity family, and he always enjoyed the charity commemoration trips to the Netherlands Returning regularly to the Netherlands to commemorate the anniversary of the battle and to celebrate

  • WWII veterans honoured in Dutch Liberation Parade

    they led the Dutch Liberation Parade through the streets of Wageningen The veterans were taken to the Netherlands The Germans signed the capitulation in 1945 in Wageningen which gave the people of the Netherlands their Arnhem veteran, Geoff Roberts, who served with the Kings Own Scottish Borderers, said: "I think of the Netherlands Frans Ammerlaan from The Market Garden Foundation, who coordinates Taxi Charity visits to the Netherlands

  • Taxi Charity takes veterans to the Netherlands, The Cab Driver

    excellent article by Taxi Charity Vice Chairman, Ian Parsons, about our recent veterans' trip to the Netherlands article in full: On 2nd May, the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans organised a five-day trip to the Netherlands One veteran explained that, "no trip to the Netherlands would be right unless it included a visit to On 5th May 1945, German occupation of the Netherlands ended when their forces surrendered to the Allies

  • Taxi Charity to escort veterans to the Netherlands for Airborne Wandeltocht 2019

    Operation Market Garden veterans for Airborne Wandeltocht Every September, the town of Oosterbeek in the Netherlands About Operation Market Garden Operation Market Garden was a WWII military operation, fought in the Netherlands please contact: Christina Bowden Bowden PR 07984 433614 christina@bowdenpr.co.uk #airbornewandeltocht #netherlands

  • Taxi Charity escorts veterans to Airborne Wandeltocht 2019

    In September 2019, volunteer cabbies from the Taxi Charity escorted a number of veterans to the Netherlands #airbornewandeltocht #arnhem #oosterbeek #netherlands

  • Chairman's Blog: The Dutch always remember our WWII veterans

    When the Taxi Charity organised its first trip to the Netherlands in May 2012, we could not have imagined Every December, we receive hundreds of Christmas cards from people all over the Netherlands, which we

  • Our Sponsors: The Netherlands, Normandy, Worthing and Portsmouth Trips 2018

    We thank each and every one of our sponsors for their support of our trips this year, including The Netherlands