73 years after the famous and heroic Waalcrossing a Special Sunset March took place. The Chairman of the Committee 4-5 May, Gerdi Verbeet and the Chairman of the Foundation for Musea 40-45, Fred de Graaf walked in front. They were followed by Robert DeVinney an American veteran of 98 years old as “veteran of the day”. Despite his age Mr. DeVinney marched along in the sequence of the igniting 48 streetlights. Two daughters of general James Gavin were present as well. With…
DVBA has adopted the month April 2018 in the Sunset March schedule. This association will register a veteran, who is also a member of DVBA, for each day of that particular month. They will use a special code for their applications to walk the Sunset March. You are kindly requested to refrain from booking in April, 2018 to support this very special initiative.
Roy Hanna is one of the Waalcrossers veterans and celebrates today his 101st. birthday. Team Sunset March sends special congratulations.
August 12, 1942 the 82 Division has been renamed as 82 Airborne Division. Members of team Sunset march will march on the 75th anniversary a special Sunset March to mark hat special occasion.
Team Sunset March at the monument after Sunset March on August 2017. The All American division was constituted, originally as the 82nd US Division, in the National Army on August 5, 1917, shortly after the participation of the USA into World War1. It was organized on 25 August 1917, at Camp Gordon, Georgia and served at the Western Front in the final months of the war. Since its initial members came from all 48 states, the division acquired the nickname All-American, which is the basis for…
There was a lot of interest in the media for the attendance of Sunset March #1000 by the Commissioners of the King of Gelderland and Brabant. Veteranen Instituut en de Telegraaf
On november 10th, 2016, the Royal Netherland Army presented a short film about Sunset March.