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War Memorial Stiphout

In memory of the liberation on the 22nd of September 1944. The monument was placed at the junction of the Dorpsstraat and the Meester Strikstraat (photo 3), but was later moved to the current position at the junction of the Wevestraat and the Kloosterstraat (photo 1).

A memorial stone for Maurits Hertzberger is placed at the memorial.

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Source

  • Text: Jeroen Koppes
  • Photos: Jeroen Koppes (1, 2), Jeroen Koppes (3, 4)

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Correction liberation monument Stiphout

Sep2015

Correction liberation monument Stiphout

Our investigation into Helmond war victims sometimes produces a remarkable catch. At a meeting of battlefield guides we spoke with a guide from Nuenen. Referring to the corrections he figured that we were talking about the monument in Stiphout, because, according to him, there appears a wrong battalion on the panels. We could hardly believe this, another monument with an error? Could this be true?

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