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Information Panel Resistance Fighter Antonius Nieuwenhuisen

INFORMATION PANEL RESISTANCE FIGHTER
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Antonius Nieuwenhuisen

Antonius Nieuwenhuisen had been a member of the Order Service since 1940. He had a bicycle shop in Gouda that was used as a meeting place for discussions during the occupation. As a result of treason, Nieuwenhuisen was arrested on March 13, 1942. After his stay in several camps in the Netherlands and Germany, he died on December 11, 1944 in the Dachau concentration camp.

The information panels in the Resistance Fighters District in Gouda are memories of important Resistance Fighters who helped many Dutch people during World War II.
To these Resistance Fighters, 16 streets are named to in Gouda.
On 10 april 2014, they finally got a face. Memory boards with photographs and information about these Resistance Fighters were revealed.
These are the streets:

Walraven van Halllaan
Van Roijenstraat
Rutgersstraat
Johannes Poststraat
Helena Rietbergstraat
Dobbestraat
Dercksenstraat
Brandsmastraat
Boelhouwerstraat
Bleysstraat
Willem Idenburgpad
Nieuwenhuisenpad
De Rijkestraat
Teldersstraat
Wiarda Beckmanhof
De Kortestraat.

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Source

  • Text: TracesOfWar
  • Photos: Arie van Wijngaarden

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