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Oorlogsmonument - Gieten NL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie
N 53° 00.426 E 006° 45.839
32U E 349974 N 5875399
Quick Description: WWII Oorlogsmonument located at Brink in Gieten, The Netherlands.
Location: Drenthe, Netherlands
Date Posted: 3/23/2015 5:05:49 AM
Waymark Code: WMNJE6
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Ištván
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Long Description:
The war memorial in Gieten (municipality Aa en Hunze) was founded in memory of all fellow citizens who died during the occupation by war.
Among them were 24 Jewish citizens.

The names of 24 Jewish victims read:

Izaak M. de Bruin, Benjamin Cohen, David Cohen, Frouwktje Cohen, Jakob Cohen, Jetta R. Cohen, Marcus Cohen, Maurits Cohen, Salomon M. Cohen, Lea Cohen-Gudema, Bernard Gottfriedt, Jozef Meijer, Salomon Meijer, Sara J. Meijer, Jeanette Meijer-Gottfriedt, Simon Nijveen, Jenny Nijveen-Falke, Benjamin Valk, Gaaltje Valk, Heijman Valk, Mozes M. Valk, Simon Valk en Rachel Valk-de Jong.

The war memorial in Gieten is a boulder, on which a text and names are arranged in brass letters.

The text on the boulder is:

'O, ALS DE MORGEN DAAGT.
DAT IK HEM NOOIT VERGEET.'

Source and more info: See Web Link
Date of Dedication: 1/1/1949

Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: No problem to get here, free parking nearby.

Website for Waymark: [Web Link]

Location of waymark:
Brink
Gieten, Drenthe The Netherlands
9461AR


Commemoration: In memory of all fellow citizens who died during the occupation by WWII.

Access times: Not listed

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