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189 items found for "netherlands"

  • Videos: The Taxi Charity talks with WWII veterans about their role in Operation Market Garden

    of Operation Market Garden, an Allied military operation during the Second World War fought in the Netherlands

  • Renkum has an answer to the veterans, renkum.nieuws.nl

    Renkum, The Netherlands – The video with the message from the veterans in which they stated that they much prefer to be in the Netherlands with their friends, made a great impression.

  • WWII veteran Connie Bateman finds a new home, TAXI

    She used to regularly visit the Netherlands and stay with a Dutch family with her husband Bill who was After Bill’s death, some of her many friends in the Netherlands told us about Connie, who was a Combined ensure we can put everything in place so that Connie will be able to join us on our May trip to the Netherlands Goolistan: Connie really appreciates The Taxi Charity enabling her to visit the Netherlands. We are delighted that Connie wants to join us on our visit to the Netherlands for Dutch liberation in

  • WWII veteran Peter Colthup celebrates his 100th birthday

    delighted that Lieutenant Colonel Richard Piso, Military Attaché, from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Peter’s participation in Operation Market Garden, the Allied military operation fought in the Netherlands

  • The Taxi Charity goes Dutch, OnRoute Magazine

    After a pause of two years, the Taxi Charity was finally able to revisit the Netherlands this March and Ray was more than happy to take up Arjan’s kind offer on his return to the Netherlands in May for the

  • Major James Corrigan RIP

    children, Alison, Michael and Bernard, and was a regular on Taxi Charity trips to Normandy and the Netherlands I was lucky enough to accompany dad to the Netherlands with the Taxi Charity on the 'Return of the Liberators said: "I first met James in 2015 when I was his driver on our 'Return of the Liberators' trip to the Netherlands

  • Ron Johnson says thank you to the Dutch people on his 100th birthday

    Ron Johnson, took time out from his 100th birthday celebrations to say thank you to the people of the Netherlands

  • WWII veteran Ron Johnson celebrates his 100th birthday

    Frans Ammerlaan, treasurer of the Market Garden Foundation, said: "The Netherlands based Market Garden Richard Piso, Dutch Military and Air Attaché, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, said: "A 100th milestone; however, we should remember it in conjunction with your contribution to the liberation of the Netherlands As you celebrate your birthday, we will ensure that everyone in the Netherlands is remembering and respecting

  • Second World War veteran from Whitstable, recalls the horrors of battle, Kent Online

    the Second World War, tasked with stealthily landing troops and supplies in northern France and the Netherlands Market Garden Medal by Lt Col Richard Piso, who is Military Attaché at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

  • TAXI interviews volunteer cabbies

    Holland, Taxi interviewed some of the cabbies who were volunteering for the week, driving veterans to The Netherlands He has been on many trips over the years including taking older veterans to The Netherlands and Normandy This year when the rest of the drivers’ head home, Ted and I will be staying out in The Netherlands a I have been on many trips with the Taxi Charity but for me nothing compares with being in The Netherlands My most memorable moment was on the trip to the Netherlands in 2012 when during the Gala Dinner the veterans

  • WWII veteran paints famous care home cat, TAXI

    Gladden, who is 98-years-old, lives in Suffolk and recently joined the Taxi Charity on a visit to the Netherlands Bill: I first heard about ‘Dave’ over dinner in the Netherlands and I was intrigued by the way he came I went with them to the Netherlands in March, and they are taking me and my niece again in May. Were you in the Netherlands during the war? Bill: No.

  • Tom Schaffer receives Dutch Liberation Medal

    Rob Arts, Military and Air Attaché and Deputy Defence Attaché, from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Next May, I will be travelling to the Netherlands with the Taxi Charity to celebrate the 75th anniversary The Dutch Liberation Medal is presented as a token of gratitude from the people of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to those men and women who contributed to the liberation of the Netherlands during WWII.

  • Walking better and standing taller, TAXI

    with volunteer Brian Heffernan regarding the recent Taxi Charity for Military Veterans’ visit to The Netherlands Tell us about your weekend with the Taxi Charity in the Netherlands... Frans is our man on the ground in the Netherlands and helps the charity coordinate their visits. Brian: We are back to the Netherlands at the end of March to see if travelling on the Eurostar might

  • Fundraiser Malcolm to parachute into Ranville in honour of Signalman Danny Lyons

    and he wants to ensure that all those veterans wishing to make the journey back to Normandy or the Netherlands

  • Happy 100th birthday, Alec! TAXI

    guy and in May I was happy to drive him and his two daughters, Sue Hall and Anne Bennett, over to the Netherlands He was in 181 Field Ambulance and was a medic in Africa and Italy before being sent to the Netherlands What were your highlights of the trip to the Netherlands?

  • The Taxi Charity reflects on the past 12 months

    The Taxi Charity was with a group of veterans in Oosterbeek in the Netherlands in March 2020 for the Dick Goodwin, vice president, Taxi Charity, said: "When we said our farewells to our friends in the Netherlands to mark D-Day in Normandy in June and to mark the Dutch Liberation and the Battle of Arnhem in the Netherlands involved in Operation Market Garden, died three weeks after returning home from our shortened trip to the Netherlands

  • WWII veteran Roy Maxwell celebrates his 100th birthday

    such a popular member of the Taxi Charity family and he has been with us on trips to Normandy and the Netherlands Roy Maxwell with Lieutenant Colonel Richard Piso, Military Attaché, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

  • Rest in peace Wilf Oldham MBE

    year, two Taxi Charity volunteers recorded an interview with Wilf and a message for the people of the Netherlands (Watch Wilf at 8m33) Frans Ammerlaan, from The Market Garden Foundation in The Netherlands, said: "Wilf

  • Prince Charles praises cab trade, TAXI magazine

    charitable work of the cab drivers when he met a much-loved taxi charity’s volunteers at the Ambassador of Netherland They explained to Prince Charles the reason why they were in the Netherlands, which was to drive veterans

  • Chairman, Ian Parsons, discusses all things Taxi Charity before stepping down this autumn, TAXI

    have played a major role at several landmark military anniversaries across the UK, as well as in The Netherlands of cards – those we created and those we received from a multitude of supporters in Normandy and The Netherlands I’ve been going to the Netherlands with the Taxi Charity since 2014, and I never cease to be amazed by

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