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Resistance Memorial Carel Otterman Wachtum

The Resistance Memorial in Wachtum is erected in memory of the Resistance Fighter Carel Otterman, who was killed in the Buchenwald concentration camp on February 25, 1945.

In his position at the distribution office rumbled Carel Otterman with ration coupons. Because of his resistance activities, he had to eventually go into hiding. However, the Germans arrested him in 1944.

In the column, the Dutch Lion and the text:

D.J.M.C. Otterman
Born August 23, 1914
to Wachtum
Deceased February 25, 1945
to Buchenwald

the Fatherland
faithful

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Source

  • Text: Bert Deelman
  • Photos: Dick de Bruijne (1, 2, 3), Bert Deelman (4, 5)

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