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Memorial Executions 12-03-1945 Hofplein

On March 12th, 1945 at Hofplein twenty men were shot as reprisal for the assault on an member of the Ordnungspolizei as well for the liquidation of a German member of the SD and an Dutch assistant. Another 20 men were shot at Pleinweg in the southern part of Rotterdam. A memorial is erected here as well.

The cross bears the text: For those who fell. Next to the cross there is a stone with the names of the twenty fallen men.

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Source

  • Text: Kees Boks, Dick de Bruijne
  • Photos: Dick de Bruijne