A look at the Defence news 11 – 18 August

The end of the Second World War in the Kingdom of the Netherlands was commemorated at the Indisch Monument, the Dutch East Indies monument, in The Hague.

Soldiers of 12 Infantry Battalion Airmobile Regiment of Heutsz and the standard of the unit.

Soldiers of 12 Infantry Battalion Airmobile Regiment of Heutsz and the standard of the unit.

Prime Minister Mark Rutte and State Secretary for Wealth, Welfare and Sport Paul Blokhuis laid a wreath on behalf of the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Minister Ank Bijleveld-Schouten represented the Netherlands Ministry of Defence.