Witnessing the Holocaust consist of sixteen first hand accounts of how Dutch Jews were dragged from their homes to be murdered in Nazi death camps. Stories of friends disappearing, of betrayal and its dreadful consequences and of the torment of life in N
This book tells of ordinary citizens risk their freedom and ultimately their lives opposing the brutal regime of the occupying forces. Even in the most mundane activities, like heating the house or listening to the radio, the choice all Dutch citizens fa
Book 5 of The Dutch in Wartime series, Tell your children about us, covers the years of 1943 and 1944, when the struggle to simply survive had become raw and harsh. Food, fuel and clothing were in very short supply.
Book 7 of the The Dutch in Wartime series, Caught in the Crossfire covers the experiences of civilians living in the area where Allied paratroopers landed during Operation Market Garden. 100 pages of first hand memories.
Book 6 of The Dutch in Wartime series covers the occupation of the Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia) by the Japanese and the wholesale incarceration of civilians of European and partial European descent in interment camps. Over 90 pages of first hand mem
The Hunger Winter is the eight book in the series and contains memories of the devastating winter of 1944-45 when a famine, intentional brought about by the German occupation forces, ravaged the Netherlands. 107 pages.
The ninth and last book in the series. Liberation contains memories of the final months of the ware liberation of the Netherlands. The Dutch are starving. As battles rage around them they desperately await relief from famine and tyranny. When Allied t