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Memorial Willem Woestenburg & Lou Beumer

This Memorial commemorates two resistance fighters of WWII. After a attempt to rescue a couple of airmen of a allied fighterplane or bomber, they were followed by German police/military and got involved in a gunfight, were they were shot dead by the germans. The cross is the place were it happened. They are buried on the R.C. cemetery next to the St.Bonifatius church in De Rijp.

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Source

  • Text: TracesofWar.com & Brian Hutchings
  • Photos: Jaap Smith