Nationaal monument


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The National Monument consists of a concrete pylon of 22 meters high, covered with travertine, showing the sculpture of Peace In front are four captive male figures representing the war. Right and left there are two men from the resistance with their howling dogs, representing greef and loyalty. The figures represent respectively: misery, resistance and victory. Behind the pylon is a curved wall with eleven memorial urns with soil derived from funeral places from the then eleven provinces, and an urn with soil from the Cemeteries of the former Dutch East Indies.



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