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Plaque Residence Dr. Max

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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Source

  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Dick de Bruijne (1, 2), Fedor de Vries (3, 4, 5)