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Monument Evacuation 'De Boldershof' Druten

This memorial commemorates the evacuation in May 1940 of the Roman Catholic boarding school for mentally handicapped girls in Druten to the Royal Military Academy in Breda. Because of the threat of military activity around the hostel.

Dutch text on the memorial (translated to English):

IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE
WONDERFUL PROTECTION OF THE
GUARDIAN ANGEL ENCOUNTERED ON
OUR FLEE OF WAR DANGER,
FROM DRUTEN TO BREDA
IN MAY 1940
GUARDIAN ANGEL KEEP US
PROTECTED

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Source

  • Text: TracesOfWar.nl
  • Photos: Arjan Vrieze