The 5th Canadian Tank Division set up camp in National Park De Hoge Veluwe. On the night of 16 to 17 April, a German infantry unit of 800 men penetrated the village. A fierce battle ignited in Otterloo. The unit Churchill tanks and vehicle mounted flame throwers caused great losses among the German soldiers. The Battle of Otterloo has become known as the last major battle in The Netherlands during the 2nd World War.

The Waldhoorn did not survive the Second World War completely without damage. “On April 15, 1945 around 4 p.m., the Germans installed a large cannon next to the cafe on the spot where the liquor store is now located. At 6 p.m. that evening, the cannon fires the first shot, which is immediately answered by a shot from a Canadian tank. A hit through the roof of the cafe! Then it is hit again, this time by the back house where the cows are on the part. These remain miraculously unharmed. ”

The soldiers lunch in a new modern jacket is included with this walk. Rats, Kuch and Bonen was the daily soldiers menu. Rats has relate to a few-day-old stew, Kuch is ammo bread and Beans were the daily addition to the menu.

The package includes:

  • Coffee with apple pie
  • Walking route
  • Rats, Kuch & Beans lunch


€19,90 per person

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