Jacques Cartier Speeches & Audio

Dutch Princess Seeks Asylum in Canada

(6) tv-pg

Dutch Princess Seeks Asylum in Canada

(6 min) tv-pg

Two days after the Nazi invasion of the Netherlands in May 1940, the Dutch royal family was evacuated to England. From there, Princess Juliana fled to Canada with her two daughters. On June 17, 1940, a few days after arriving in Canada, the princess addresses her new compatriots in a broadcast on CBC Radio.