HE WHO LAID DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS

HE WHO LAID DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS

Author Liesbeth Sparks Location In Netersel (Bladel) Theme Resistance Dozens of German cities were the target of British and American bombers during the war, including Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Essen and Dortmund. German anti-aircraft guns and...
LOVE YOUR ENEMY

LOVE YOUR ENEMY

AuthorJack DiddenLocationGerda Hoeve, Dreefje 1, Schijf (District of Rucphen)ThemeResistance Ook in West-Brabant ontwikkelde tijdens de bezetting het verzet zich op veel plaatsen. Toen in 1943 de Landelijke Organisatie voor Onderduikers (LO) zich ging organiseren werd...
I’VE HIDDEN YOUR FATHER UNDER THE FLOOR

I’VE HIDDEN YOUR FATHER UNDER THE FLOOR

Author Marlon van den Bergh Location Frankrijkstraat 40, Eindhoven Theme Resistance During the war, the Sicherheitsdienst (Security Service or SD) hunted down state enemies, a group that included Jews, communists and resistance fighters. The SD was founded by the...
STUDENT ON THE BORDER OF LIFE AND DEATH

STUDENT ON THE BORDER OF LIFE AND DEATH

Author Eric Alink Location Hilvarenbeek Theme Resistance His father was director of the Voba light bulb factory in Tilburg. Even so that could not prevent a lot of darkness in Theo Vogel’s life. He developed diphtheria while still in the cradle; when he was six he...
A FATAL HAND WAVE IN PRINCENHAGE

A FATAL HAND WAVE IN PRINCENHAGE

Author Peter Bak Location Polizeigefängnis Haaren Theme Resistance Professional soldier Petrus Johannes (‘Piet’) van Gils joined the resistance in 1942, when he began distributing the resistance newspaper Vrij Nederland (Free Netherlands). In early 1943, he joined the...
YOU’LL BE YOUR OWN DEMISE

YOU’LL BE YOUR OWN DEMISE

Authors Arnoud-Jan Bijsterveld, in collaboration with the Camp Vught National Monument, Frank van Doorn & Jasper van der Schoot Location Hertheuvelsehoef 6, Eersel Theme Resistance In the summer of 1944, unmarried brothers Janus (60), Jan (58) and Driek Hoeks (54)...