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Hannie Schaft Memorial

The text on the left side of the memorial reads:
1940 - 1945


The text on the right side reads:
to Jan
his comrades
21 June 1944.

The text on the left plate reads:
Hannie Schaft
contributed the action
on 21 June 1944. She was
the most wanted
female resistance fighter.
Arrested on March 21
1945. Despite agreements
she was executed on April 17 1945
She was 24 years old.

The text on the right plate reads:
On June 21 1944
the resistance member
Jan Bonekamp
was killed during a fire fight
with a component of the enemy.
His age was 30 years old.

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  • Text: Ewoud van Eig
  • Photos: Ewoud van Eig (1,2,3) & Lammert Melk (4,5)