Cornelis Klaas Noordermeer <i>(Cor)</i>
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Cornelis Klaas Noordermeer (Cor)

 12-04-1918 Lochem      11-08-1944 kamp Vught (26)
- Raad van Verzet (RVV) - Police - Limburg + - Zwarte Plak -

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    The policeman Cor Noordermeer was the local leader of the Raad van Verzet (RVV, Resistance Council) in Deurne. The RVV was a loose association of scattered, independent resistance groups that, in the absence of national coordination, had to act completely independently. Working from their base at De Zwarte Plak in the Limburg village of America, members of the group aided downed Allied pilots and those in hiding. Together with the local radio service, information was gathered and exchanged.
    On May 13, 1944, through the intercession of their colleague José Peerbooms, ‘Don José’, Cor and Nico van Oosterhout were on their way to a meeting of the RVV in Utrecht. They did not return. Upon arrival at the Utrecht train station, both were immediately arrested by the Germans and taken to the Scheveningen prison, the ‘Oranjehotel’, for interrogation. There they were interrogated twice and tortured for 24 hours. Finally, they were deported to the Vught concentration camp, where they were shot at the execution site on August 11, 1944.
    The resistance held José Peerbooms (who had been under suspicion before) responsible for the arrest and liquidated him on July 13, 1944.

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