Mans Dost ()
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Mans Dost is listed in the Resistance Memorial on the
central wall, row 06 #01

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Mans Dost

 10-12-1905 Onstwedde      12-11-1942 Neuengamme (36)
- Initial resistance - Heerlen - Underground Press - Communists & Sympathizers -

    Worker in a factory, liaison man for the party newspaper De Waarheid. In the card index Limburg [1] of the CPN (Communistische Partij Nederland) his last name is written Dorst, but everywhere else Dost. Arrested on January 13, 1942 [1] in Heerlen, at the same time as J.Barelds. On the same day two people were also arrested in Maastricht, a V-man and Gerrit van der Gronden. [2]
    Spent three weeks in Arnhem, then in Scheveningen, and from there to Amersfoort. October 22 transported from concentration camp Amersfoort to Neuengamme, Hamburg. [3]
    Mans Dost is listed in the Erelijst 1940-1945 (Honor Roll of the Dutch Parliament). [4]


    1. Archief CPN Limburg image 7
    2. Dr. F. Cammaert, Het Verborgen Front – Geschiedenis van de georganiseerde illegaliteit in de provincie Limburg tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog. Doctorale scriptie 1994, Groningen
      10. De C.P.N. en de illegaliteit, Bijlage VIII. Arrestatie communisten en radicale socialisten 1940-1945
    3. Archief Oorlogsgravenstichting (@ Nationaal archief), Dossier • Mans Dost #3
    4. Erelijst 1940-1945