This memorial recalls the 'Flee of Breda'.
On May 12th 1940 the residents of Breda had to flee because Breda threatened to be a battlefield. The fighting between the Germans and the Dutch with the French were at that time around Breda. In the Flee of Breda were 112 deaths.

Text on the memorial: MAY 1940

The memorial was designed by Hein Koreman and was revealed in 1957.

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Source

  • Text: Paul & Anneke Moerenhout
  • Photos: Anneke Moerenhout (1,2,3,4) & Jeroen Koppes (5)