Terschelling is one of the Wadden Islands, which form an archipelago off the north coast of the Netherlands, it is some 11 kilometres from the mainland and is located in the municipality of Terschelling, which is in the province of Friesland.

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Chatham near London in 1667 - Perhaps burning Terschelling was not such a good idea Holmes!

The Dutch, under nominal command of Lieutenant-Admiral Michiel de Ruyter, bombarded and then captured the town of Sheerness, sailed up the River Thames to Gravesend, then up the River Medway to Chatham in Kent, where they burned three capital ships and ten lesser naval vessels and towed away the HMS Unity and the HMS Royal Charles, pride and normal flagship of the English fleet.

Jan Zumbach and Squadron Leader Tadeusz Kawalecki, spent the final month of the war as prisoners of war.

Franek relates - They were arrested by what looked like Yugo troops, and taken to Arnhem, and then sent to a Po W camp.

Harlingen is approx 12 kilometres south-west of Franeker and approx 30 kilometres west of Leeuwarden. When the Dutch vessels retreated towards Terschelling, the English followed, destroyed 150 Dutch vessels, and landed in the harbour of West-Terschelling.

The town was burnt to the ground by the English on this occasion which would become known as "Holmes's Bonfire" after the English admiral Holmes, the Great Fire of London in the very same year was considered by some to have been God's retribution.Four of the seven American airman appear to be wearing their flying kit, easily recognisable with that fur collar.Apart from the policeman the most likely non-flyer in that group should be the man with spectacles (pilots had to have exceptional eye-sight) the British Army Captain whose name from that signature is difficult to de-cipher...In fact, all the buildings in West Terschelling were burned down, except the church and the lighthouse "Brandaris".Alas, in later times that broke down also and that very old church was replaced by a new one. (On many houses in the village, you find that year marked indeed, via the wall anchors).‘t Wyfke fan Stryp (the sage of Clever Granny of Seeryp) by Willem de Jong When these “overheated navy hooligans” were finished in West-Terschelling with their “Bonfire”, at least a number of them marched further Eastward, to the other villages on the island.