IT WENT WRONG AT VEGHEL

IT WENT WRONG AT VEGHEL

AuthorWouter van GorpLocationAa-bridge in Veghel, between: Hoogstraat & MarktThemeInvasion May 1940 The Peel-Raam line ran from Grave to Weert; a defensive line of rivers, canals and bunkers dividing North Brabant from Limburg. The area around the village of...
THE OFF-LICENCE AND THE SCOOTER

THE OFF-LICENCE AND THE SCOOTER

Autor Liesbeth Sparks Location Mill, Stationsstraat Theme Inval mei 1940 The East Brabant village of Mill had a strategic location for the German army. Around 10 May 1940 the village and the surrounding area were the scene of heavy fighting. German soldiers had been...
FRIEDRICH LAMM OF DIEDRICH LEMM: WHAT’S IN A NAME?

FRIEDRICH LAMM OF DIEDRICH LEMM: WHAT’S IN A NAME?

Author Irene van Kemenade Location Moerdijk Theme Invasion May 1940 In May 1940 there were roughly 500 Dutch soldiers camped out in the Brabant village of Moerdijk. A bridgehead had been set up to defend the Moerdijk bridge. On 10 May, the 1e Regiment Fallschirmjäger...
THE FLIGHT

THE FLIGHT

Author Laurie Wolffs Location Breda Theme Invasion May 1940 On 10 May 1940, the air raid siren went off. Whilst the Germans extended their borders to the south, the French advanced northwards. It was only a matter of time before these two European forces would collide...