Dutch War Grave General Cemetery Wijhe

At the Generalal Cemetery in Wijhe is one Dutch War Grave:
This is the grave of:

Willy Polak, Fallen for the country, in Wijhe 06-02-1945, age 29.

Willy Polak was a arrested Jew from Amsterdam. He sat in a German truck which was attacked by an Allied plane, many people were killed of injured. Willy died of his wounds and was buried, against the rules, on this Cemetery.

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  • Text: Anneke Moerenhout & Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Anneke Moerenhout