Plaques Population Registry on Town Hall Wageningen

Text on the plaque outside the town hall:

DURING THE 2nd WORLD WAR IN THE NIGHT OF
2 ON 3 JANUARY 1943 FROM THIS CITY HALL
THE POPULATION REGISTRY WAS STOLEN.
THIS ACT OF DEFIANCE WAS THE FIRST IN A SERIES
OF SIMILAR ACTIONS DURING THE WAR DONE
IN HOLLAND.
IN THIS WAY A LOT OF DUTCH PEOPLE WERE SAVED
FROM THE TYRANNY OF THE OCCUPIER.

THOSE WHO DID THIS WERE:

M.MEBIUS EN J. VAN ROEKEL
H. SIJNJA EN Y. VAN DER WAL.


ACHTER DEZE MUUR BEVOND ZICH
HET BEVOLKINGSREGISTER DAT TIJDENS
DE TWEEDE WERELDOORLOG DOOR
EEN VERZETSGROEP WERD ONTVREEMD


Text on the plaque inside the town hall:

BEHIND THIS WALL THERE WAS
THE REGISTRY OF POPULATION WHICH WAS STOLEN
DURING THE 2nd WORLD WAR BY A
RESISTANCE GROUP

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Source

  • Text: TracesOfWar.com
  • Photos: TracesOfWar.com