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  • Article by Patrick Praet
  • Published on March 1st, 2019

Jews in hiding in Okegem, a forgotten episode

In Okegem, like in every other municipality, personal drama’s happened: prisoners of war and employees who were sent to Germany for forced labor, escaped young men in the south of France, the daily attempts to make a living, occasional passages of German soldiers... And yet remarkable things happened that only few people were aware of...