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