War Memorial Dokkum

This is the General War Memorial of Dokkum.

On the front of the Memorial there is a text in the Frisian Language
which may be translated as follows:

Those who sow with tears
will reap while singing


The text on the left hand side of the monument can be translated as follows:
20 Civilians were executed
in Dokkum on 22-1-1945

Followed by the twenty names of the victims.

On the right hand side of the monument the text reads:
14 fellow citizens fell because of their resistance
Which is followed by the fourteen names of the victims.

The text on the backside of the monument can be translated as follows:
17 died as war victims
1940 1945
Dockum

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Source

  • Text: Mia van den Berg & Anneke Moerenhout
  • Photos: Paul Moerenhout (1,3,4,5) & Han Oosterling (2)