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De straten schitterend bevlagd op zijn doortocht e

English translation: In the streets you see lots of beautiful flags

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17:36 Jul 14, 2000
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Dutch term or phrase: De straten schitterend bevlagd op zijn doortocht e
Belgium newspaper 1945 re-- President Trumans visit to Antwerp
Pierce Wagner
English translation:In the streets you see lots of beautiful flags
Explanation:
schitterend bevlagd = beautifully 'flagged' literally = provided with beautiful flags
Op zijn doortocht = while passing through the city
Een grote menschenmassa = a large crowd of people

The sentence is written in old spelling (before WWII) and one needs to have the whole sentence before being able to give a correct translation.
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tijman
Local time: 03:07
Grading comment
Thank you very much for the translation!!! I was a crew member on the Augusta when Pres. Truman & group came to Antwerp . The "old spelling" were the headlines in your city paper. Grade 4
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naThe streets were decorated splendidly with plenty of flags.marleen
naIn the streets you see lots of beautiful flagstijman


  

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8 hrs
In the streets you see lots of beautiful flags


Explanation:
schitterend bevlagd = beautifully 'flagged' literally = provided with beautiful flags
Op zijn doortocht = while passing through the city
Een grote menschenmassa = a large crowd of people

The sentence is written in old spelling (before WWII) and one needs to have the whole sentence before being able to give a correct translation.

tijman
Local time: 03:07
Grading comment
Thank you very much for the translation!!! I was a crew member on the Augusta when Pres. Truman & group came to Antwerp . The "old spelling" were the headlines in your city paper. Grade 4
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8 hrs
The streets were decorated splendidly with plenty of flags.


Explanation:
Referring to the streets where the parade passed along, I suppose.

marleen
Spain
Local time: 03:07
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