In the Municipality of Gilze and Rijen is a memory route created in memory of the Second World War.
In a number of places there is a sign with a description of what happened at that place in the Second World War.
GERMAN BOMBER TYPE DO 217 CRASHES IN MOLENSCHOT
In the Broekstraat in Molenschot a drama took place on January 4, 1944 at 3.07 pm. A German Dornier 217 bomber crashed; the plane was shot by an English Typhoon fighter. The entire crew, four young Germans, were killed.
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- Text: TracesOfWar
- Photos: Peter van Hoek (1), Heemkring Molenheide (2)