Princess Margriet marked to occasion by unveiling a plaque at the park that replicates a similar one marking the spot at Hotel Wereld, Wageningen, the Netherlands where German forces unconditionally surrendered to the First Canadian Army May 5, 1945. In that struggle, 7,600 Canadians were killed. Twenty of those casualties were residents of Huron County. Each of the ‘Huron County Twenty” was named in a heraldic scroll of remembrance signed by the Princess and her husband, later in the day.
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