Dutch resistance
The Dutch resistance to the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands during World War II can be mainly characterized by its prominent non-violence, peaking at over 300,000 people in hiding in the autumn of ...
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Battle of the Netherlands
The Battle of the Netherlands (Dutch: Slag om Nederland) was part of Case Yellow (German: Fall Gelb), the German invasion of the Low Countries (Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands) and Fr...
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Jan Gies
Jan Gies ([ˈjɑŋ ˈɣis]; 18 October 1905 – 26 January 1993) was a member of the Dutch Resistance who, with his wife Miep, helped hide Anne Frank and her family from Nazi persecution during the occupatio...
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Gerben Wagenaar
Gerben Wagenaar (Amsterdam, 27 September 1912 - Amsterdam, 31 August 1993) was a Dutch politician.He was a member of the Communist Party of the Netherlands (CPN).After the Nazis conquered the Netherla...
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Karl Gröger
Karl Gröger (February 7, 1918 - July 1, 1943) was a heroic member of the Dutch resistance group executed in 1943. In 1943 the SS and police court sentenced him to death in Den Haag. In collaboration w...
Lambertus Neher
Lambertus Neher (13 September 1889, Amsterdam – 22 August 1967, Voorst) was a Dutch politician.For his active role in the Dutch resistance in World War II, he received an American honour, the Me...
Rudolph Cleveringa
Rudolph Pabus Cleveringa (2 April 1894, Appingedam, Netherlands – 15 December 1980, Oegstgeest, Netherlands) was a professor of law at Leiden University. He is known for his speech of 26 November 1940...
Bureau Bijzondere Opdrachten
The Bureau Bijzondere Opdrachten (BBO, "Office of Special Assignments") was a Dutch secret service during World War II. The BBO dispatched secret agents to the German-occupied Netherlands, where they ...
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Johan Hendrik Weidner
Johan Hendrik Weidner (October 22, 1912, Brussels, Belgium - May 21, 1994, Monterey Park, California, United States) was a highly decorated Dutch hero of World War II.
Johan Hendrik Weidner Jr. wa...
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Jacob Staal
Jacob (Jaap) Staal (8 July 1913 - 1981?) was a Dutch commando during World War II. He fought in Operation Market Garden in 1944. In recognition of his services, Staal was decorated with the Dutch Bron...
Cornelis Pieter van den Hoek
Cornelis Pieter van den Hoek (June 7, 1921 – February 12, 2015) was a Dutch resistance fighter during World War II. Van den Hoek was one of the few knights of the Dutch Military William Order.
In ...
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De Typhoon
De Typhoon: Dagblad voor de Zaanstreek was a Dutch regional newspaper published in Zaandam. It was founded in 1944 (during World War II) as an anti-German resistance paper, and continued after the war...
Marx–Lenin–Luxemburg Front
The Marx-Lenin-Luxemburg-Front was a resistance movement founded by Henk Sneevliet, Willem Dolleman and Abraham Menist, some months after the German invasion of the Netherlands on 10 May 1940. It last...
Jan Baars
Joannes Antonius Baars (Amsterdam, 30 June 1903 – Andijk, 22 April 1989) was a leading Dutch fascist during the 1930s.During the 1920s Baars emerged as part of the group associated with De Bezem, a fa...
Englandspiel
Das Englandspiel ("The England Game"), also called Unternehmen Nordpol (Operation North Pole), was an enormous counter intelligence operation launched by the German intelligence agency, the Abwehr, du...
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Rachel (Roos-Hertz) Harel
Rachel Harel (April 13, 1923, Rotterdam, the Netherlands – November 16, 1989, Herzelia, Israel), was a member of the Dutch Resistance against the Nazis during World War II, and was awarded the America...
Charles Breijer
Charles Breijer (26 November 1914, The Hague – 18 August 2011, Hilversum) was a Dutch photographer, known as a "resistance photographer," notable especially for the photographs he took during the last...
Geertruida Wijsmuller-Meijer
Geertruida (Truus) Wijsmuller-Meijer (Alkmaar, 21 April 1896 – Amsterdam, 30 August 1978) was a Dutch war hero, resistance fighter, and probably after Raoul Wallenberg and Aristides de Sousa Mendes th...
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Boy Ecury
Boy Ecury (April 1922 - 1944) was a member of the Dutch Resistance in World War II.
He was born in Oranjestad, Aruba, an island of the Dutch Antilles. His given name was Segundo Jorge Adelberto E...
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Gaston Vandermeerssche
Gaston Vandermeerssche (August 18, 1921 – November 1, 2010) was a Belgian leader within the Dutch underground resistance against Nazi Germany during World War II. Vandermeerssche's life in France duri...
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Jan van Gilse
Jan Pieter Hendrik van Gilse (Rotterdam, 11 May 1881 – Oegstgeest, 8 September 1944) was a Dutch composer and conductor. Among his works are five symphonies and the Dutch-language opera Thijl.
Com...
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Tina Strobos
Tina Strobos (19 May 1920 – 27 February 2012) was a Dutch physician and child psychiatrist who, while a medical student during World War II living in Amsterdam, helped shelter more than 100 Jewi...
Dirk Boonstra (born 1920)
Dirk Boonstra (1920) (2 September 1920, Groningen - 18 August 1944, Herzogenbusch concentration camp) was active in the resistance movement against the German occupation, in Groningen in the Netherla...
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Lykele Faber
Lykele Faber, also given as Lijkele Faber (Koudekerk aan den Rijn, 14 September 1919 - Vernon, British Columbia, 3 October 2009) was a Dutch commando and radio operator during World War II. He took pa...