Renswoude Memorial, Renswoude - NL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MoVeD
N 52° 04.483 E 005° 32.263
31U E 673911 N 5772387
Quick Description: Monument for the villagers who died during WWII because of their activities in the resistance.
Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Date Posted: 12/19/2013 5:55:51 AM
Waymark Code: WMJQKA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 11

Long Description:
Neuengamme is a village near Hamburg. In WWII there was a concentration camp. 106.000 pepople were brought there from which 55.000 died.

Wobbelin was a Neuengamme subcamp from february to may 1945. 1.000 out of 6.000 died there.

'1940-1945
AAN HEN DIE VIELEN (For those who fell)
5 MEI 1946.'

De tekst op de linkerzijde van de zuil luidt: (left)

'S. LAGERWEIJ GEB. 16 JAN. 1898
OVERL. TE NEUEN GAMME 11 MAART 1945

G. LAGERWEIJ GEB. 8 DEC. 1899
OVERL. TE NEUEN GAMME HALF MAART 1945

G. v.d. BURGT GEB. 20 FEB. 1898
OVERL. TE WOBBELIN 17 MAART 1945.'

De tekst op de rechterzijde van de zuil luidt: (right)

'G. KOETSIER GEB. 21 OCT. 1905
GEFUS. TE AMSTERDAM 22 FEB. 1944 (shot)

J. v.d. HAM GEB. 4 MEI 1919
OVERL. TE NEUEN GAMME 12 FEB. 1945.'
Date of Dedication: 5/5/1946

Property Permission: Public

Website for Waymark: [Web Link]

Commemoration: Remembering resistance fighters who paid the ultimate price for our freedom

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