During the Second World War, the life paths of people from both home and abroad crossed each other, these lives are changed forever. Brabant Remembers collects and tells these special and inspiring stories. This is how we connect the past and the present, places and people, with each other.
In 2019 and 2020 we will tell the 75 personal life-changing war stories from 75 locations in Brabant.
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The history of a former SS concentration camp.
War Musuem Overloon
Come and see the largest war museum in the Netherlands
Wings of Liberation Museum
Go back to the time of the liberation.
The Biesbosch liberated 75 years
During WW2 lives were changed forever.
SELECT A THEME AND VIEW THE STORIES ON THE MAP
In 1940 the Germans occupied the airfield at Gilze-Rijen and during the war they enlarged it to become one of the largest air bases in Europe. Houses close by were demolished and the new neighbours saw what was taking place on the airfield from close quarters every day.
The Dilemma Maze has been officially opened in Bergen op Zoom. This interactive art installation presents visitors with far-reaching choices in conflict situations from the past and the present. During a walk through the Dilemma Maze, the impact of the Second World War is made tangible and passed on to younger generations.