Memorial Resistance Group Apollolaan

The memorial is located at the crossing of the Apollolaan and the Beethovenstraat. The three figures symbolise the resistance members in front of a firing squad. The text on the plaque can be translated as:

24 OCTOBER 1944.

IN REPRISAL FOR AN ACTION OF THE RESISTANCE
THE GERMAN OCCUPIERS TOOK 29 PRISONERS
OF THE PRISON AT HE WETERINGSSCHANS
THEY WERE TRANSFERRED TO THIS LOCATION AND
IN THE EARLY MORNING OF OCTOBER 24, 1944 THEY
WERE EXECUTED WITHOUT A FORM OF PROCESS.

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Source

  • Text: Ewoud van Eig
  • Photos: Gabriel Paskevicius