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War Memorial Gennep

This memorial, also known as The Good Samaritan, commemorates the residents of Gennep who died in World War II. It also commemorates the soldiers who were killed in the liberation of Gennep.

A memorial next to The Good Samaritan commemorates the casualties of the Dutch Indies Independence War. The text on the memorial is:

FOR ORDER AND PEACE

DUTCH EAST-INDIES

THOSE WHO DIDN'T RETURN

HERMSEN A.H. * 14-3-1928 29-12-1947 PADANG
DINESSEN J.J. * 7-5-1925 24-8-1948 TJAKTOMAS


There is also a peace tree planted on 5 May 1983.

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Source

  • Text: Arjan Vrieze & Jeroen Koppes
  • Photos: Arjan Vrieze (1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7), Jeroen Koppes (3)