Donations

The donations that will be done to the Roer Triangle museum will never be sold, loaned, or be alienated from the museum. 
The donated items are always placed in the museum.

Not sure whether you want to do a donation to the museum. We also have the possibility of a loan agreement with you.

We regularly will display a selection of donations on our website. 


These pictures where found during a house cleaning in Maasbracht. (december 2016)
Photo 1: A repro pencil drawing (A-3 formaa) of a drawing fromv the British War drawer Brian de Grinau. Modern Battle: The British victory of the Roer Triangle No 4 Hand to hand fighting at Sint-Joost.
Photo 2: A photo copy of the original drawing from Brian de Grinau for publication in a newspaper or magazine.
Photo 3: A photo copy from a drawing for publication in a Dutch newspaper or magazine with the text: "How the cousin of the King, Lt. Gerald Lascelles, from the Rifle Brigade, led his platoon during the advance of St. Joost."
Photo 4: An Airpicture from November 18 1944. The picture (A-3 format) had a grid  lining for reconnaissance or planing operations. Left the village ofLinne. and to the right the Heide-Woods.



These Bayonets where found in a barn at Wieler (Swalmen, July 2016)
Photo 1 en 2: German K98 bayonet cul 1943 (Ernst Pack & Son, Solingen)
Photo 3 en 4: German K98 bayonet W.K.C. 1939 (Weyersberg, Kirchbaum & Co, Solingen)
Photo 5 t/m 7: American M3 Trench Knife (Utica) with M8.



German fieldcanteen from 't Reutje. (June 2016)
Feldflasche 31, dated 1943.


Warbook and documents from Corporaal W. Dingelstad from Swalmen. (2015)
Photo 1: Warbook with Dutch dogtags
Photo 2: Proof of return of State property
Photo 3: Proof of  receipt
Photo 4 en 5: Armypost Arbeitseinzats (voor- en achterkant)
Photo 6 en 7: Great leaf May 25 1940 (front and rear)


Donation from Montfort. (May 2016)
Photo 1: American 105mm Howitzer M2 ammobox (site). From a barn, Zandstraat 46 in Montfort, Holland.
Photo 2 en 3: Bren Carrier tracks. 2 links from a British BREN Carrier. Veestraat 9 in Montfort, Holland.


Bandages Gauze Roller Plain Steralized. (april 2016)
Photo 1 t/m 4: US box with 12 pieces bandages.


Donation from Montfort. (November 2013)
Photo 1: British Jerkin late model.
Photo 2: The House in wich this Christian frame hung was largely destroyed during the bombing raids on Montfort. This frame remained intsct as one of the few items intems in the house. Embroidered text with wax figures
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Photo 3: Oilcan
Photo 4 en 5: Oilfiller stamped D&W 1944 ^. By its shape the jerrycan could be put upside down in it.
Photo 6: Oilbarrel 200 litre


Box with ammunition from Slek (Echt). (April 2013)
Photo 1: Box (with text "Korstlooze Kaas") with clips, ammunition and a K-43 cartridge.

           British .303 ammo clips, US .30 AP, French 8mm Lebel, German K98 exercise and 9mm Export, Dutch 6,5mm Hembrug. 
Photo 2: K-43 cartridge
Photo 3: 
Mauser Export 9mm x 25 



David Clare visits in 2010 the Roertriangle museum.
Here he sees a picture of his dad Sgt Paul W. Clare, "C" Co. 58th Armored Infantry Battalion, 8th Armored Division. His father has fought overhere in the Roertriangle and at the Heide Woods he saw his best friend SSgt Burns been shot by the Germans. He decides to donate the Ike jacket of his father to the Roertriangle museum.
Photo 1: Ike jacket from Sgt Paul W. Clare, US flag, Garrison cap Glider Infantry (during trianing)
Photo 2: Manual Aircraft and Surfacecraft Recognition, Manual Allied Landingcraft and Ships Recognition
Photo 3: Manual Aircraft and Surfacecraft Recognition, Manual Allied Landingcraft and Ships Recognition



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