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occasional resistance

People who played a role during WW2 in and around Valkenburg. Most of them appear in the resistance story about Valkenburg. In that case, click on More in our story Resistance in Valkenburg next to that name.
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† ✡ † Jews Holocaust Allied soldiers USA RAF NL sold Verzet initial resistance L.O. K.P. municipality local contacts couriers occasional resistance Gr. Smit people in hiding Valkenburg+ Valkenburg Berg en Terblijt Schin op Geul IJzeren Sibbe Margraten Houthem-St.Gerlach Geulhem Hulsberg Houthem Klimmen Meerssen Heerlen police priests NSB / NSDAP Germans killed in action in Valkenburg-Houthem

There was a lot of occasional resistance, most of which is no longer known. We mention just a few cases here. If necessary, also this type of resistance often was offered with a risk to one’s own life, even if it was only once.5 pers.
Frans Alexander
∗ 1921-10-18
† 1944-12-20
occasional resistance - Valkenburg - war victim - Frans Cobbenhaegen was a post official in Valkenburg, unmarried, arrested (date unknown) in Cologne for smuggling letters to the Netherlands. He passed through the camps of Amersfoort, Sachsenhausen and Buchenwald [1] on his ordeal, and died on Dec. 20, 1944 in concentration camp Kommando …

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occasional resistance - Valkenburg - survivor - Leo Dahmen is one of many examples of spontaneous resistance without which organized resistance would have been impossible. It is unknown whether he did more. Pierre Schunck, who at the time did not offer organized resistance himself, wrote about him: “Fortunately the gardener, Leo Dahmen, digged …

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∗ 1908-08-02
Weiden (D)
† 1984-09-01
occasional resistance - Valkenburg - survivor - Farmer at the Koningswinkelhof, a traditional mixed farm. Neighbor of Pierre Schunck. Immediately joined in when he was asked by him to help in October 1942. They went with his horse and carriage to save valuable things from the Jesuit monastery that was seized by the SS. This was not …

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occasional resistance - Valkenburg - survivor - Rescued the children Moos and Herman of her Jewish friend Eva Cok-De Wilde when they were picked up from Walravenstraat 6 on June 23, 1942 in order …

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Johannes Hendrikus
∗ 1919-02-23
† 1948-06-20
occasional resistance - police - Valkenburg - person in hiding - survivor - On the night of June 22, 1944, together with Den Haring, an NSB member, he was on guard at the Valkenburg distribution office. Was initiated into the plot. Afterwards went into hiding to deduce the suspicion from Freysen et al.
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