Publisher: The Historical Section of the Royal Netherlands Army (1995)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 9.8 MB
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The notice of Je Maintiendrai, as soon as the heraldic motto of William of Orange, now shape a part of the shoulder patch of the uniform of each soldier of the Royal Netherlands military. because the identify of this booklet, they symbolise not just the 4 centuries of the Netherlands Army's background which are taken care of, but additionally the shut ties among the home of Orange-Nassau and the military. The publication starts off with an outline of the nation military (1568-1795). The Batavian and French classes are then reviewed, via the army heritage of the nineteenth century, the mobilization in the course of 1914-1918 and the scuffling with in may possibly 1940. Separate chapters are dedicated to the historical past of fortifications within the Netherlands and the East Indies military.