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1940-1945. The resistance in the dutch province of Limburg

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Brunssum

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Liberated: 1944-09-19

The fallen resistance people in Limburg

Brunssum – 8 pers.

Bos,
Lubbert
∗ 1900-08-10
Emmen
† 1943-04-06
KZ Buchenwald
- Brunssum - Communists & Sympathizers - Underground Press -

Lubbert Bos was a miner and a member of the CPN (Communist Party Netherlands).
Cammaert wrote about him on p.1000:
In August 1941, the party leadership again sent a liaison …
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Giebels,
Jo
∗ 1909-09-06
Linne
† 1944-04-05
Bergen Belsen
- Underground Press - Initial resistance - Brunssum - Group Smit -

The primary school teacher J.M.R. Giebels was a member of the Smit group. The cost of the weapons purchases was met with the proceeds from the sale of photographs of the royal family. The …

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Heesbeen,
Johan Anno
George
∗ 1914-10-22
Best
† 1945-02-13
KZ Sachsenhausen, Oranienburg
- Brunssum -

Two brothers Heesbeen from Brunssum were killed during the 2nd World War. Johan Anno Heesbeen or George was the older one. He was a member of the resistance and is therefore mentioned in the chapel …

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Keesman,
Hendrik
∗ 1895-10-30
Nieuwer-Amstel
† 1943-01-15
Neuengamme
- Brunssum - Communists & Sympathizers -

Machine fitter. On a sheet (picture 45) in ARCH00347.148, the CPN archive of their fallen comrades in Limburg, he is referred to as coming from Brunsum. On it, a photo of him is requested by …


This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel.04-17
Musch,
Jaap
∗ 1913-03-08
Amsterdam
† 1944-09-07
Ommen
- People in hiding - NV - Aid to Jews - Heerlen - Brunssum -

Jaap and Gerard Musch did their resistance work on the basis of their Christian beliefs. Jaap moved from Amsterdam to Heerlen on September 9, 1942 in connection with his resistance …

This person is not (yet?) listed on the walls of the chapel.04-22
Nas,
Adrianus Reinardus
Janus
∗ 1909-04-27
Rotterdam
† 1943-09-23
Wassenaar, Waalsdorpervlakte
- Underground Press - Brunssum - Communists & Sympathizers -

Janus Nas was a warehouse worker [1] and a full-time functionary of the Communist Party Netherlands (CPN). [2]
Unless otherwise noted, the following information is from Cammaert. …
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Postuma,
Koos
∗ 1921-05-11
Brunssum
† 1945-03-22
Nijverdal/Hellendoorn
- Aid to Jews - NV - People in hiding - Brunssum -

Koos Postuma used to live in Treebeek and worked as a radio mechanic at the State Mines (Staatsmijnen). In his spare time he looked for diving addresses for Jewish children and made home visits …

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Stoffels,
Marcel
Starkenborg
∗ 1914-06-27
Brunssum
† 1944-08-11
Vught
- People in hiding - Aid to People in Hiding L.O. - Ordedienst (O.D.) - Brunssum - Roermond -

Marcel Elbert Jozef Marie Stoffels was an employee in an office. After a period of resistance activities in Apeldoorn, he went into hiding in Roermond when the members of the Dutch army were to …

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