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National Military Museum ,Soesterberg (NL)

National Military Museum ,Soesterberg (NL)
  • On September 5, 2018

In 2008 Soesterberg Air Base , the Netherlands  was closed for operational flying activities.

In 2014 the entire aircraft collection  of the M.L.M., the Dutch Military Aviation Museum (see elsewhere on our site), previously at nearby Kamp van Zeist ,moved to the former Air Base and went either into depot or into exhibition.

In the meantime a huge building-construction came into being at the  Air Base , situated on the grounds of the (former) platforms and hangars , which opened its doors as the new National Military Museum (N.M.M.) by the end of 2014. This new housing became the home of a part of M.L.M.’s aircraft-collection but it is also an Army Museum and generally dedicated to the history of War and Peace. Quite impressive !

Hans visited the new Museum several times since the opening and shows you some of the pictures he took on location. The most recent dates of his visits were July 31st and August 25th , 2018 . On the latter day there was a Special Event.with a number of aircraft that normally ae in depot being displayed out-doors.


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