The stately Maliebaan in Utrecht was also known as the Dutch "Unter den Linden", due to the large number of offices of the Germans and the NSB (Dutch National-Socialist Movement) during World War II.
Right next to the Sicherheitsdienst, on the top floor, lived Marie-Anne Tellegen. As dr. Max she was the head of the resistance in Utrecht and played also nationally a major role. As she was involved in the illegal newspaper Vrij Nederland (Free Netherlands) and at the Railroad Strike of 1944. She survived the war.
On the building is a memorial plaque for her.
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- Text: Fedor de Vries
- Photos: Dick de Bruijne (1, 2), Fedor de Vries (3, 4, 5)