In the quarter of Tilburg called Broekhoven, heavy fighting occurred during the liberation of the city on 26 and 27 October, 1944. During this battle the members of the volunteering air-raid precautions division of block 611 made the vow to Mary to erect a little chapel in Her honour in case they would survive the fighting.
Included in the brickwork is a plaque with text that memorizes the members of the volunteer division as well as of the citizens of the quarter that perished. Later on a second plaque was included in the brickwork that memorizes those citizens that died in the battle and who did not belong to block 611.
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