Cemetery Overveen-Kennemerduinen(Gem Bloemendaal)
The first burial on this cemetery took place on November 27th
and the Dutch Royal family was present the last burial was 10 yrs later.
In may 1945 here in the dunes the remains where found of 422
Dutch resistance fighters,
372 of them are buried here others where brought back to their hometowns.
They where shot here by the Germans some of them alone,
in other cases whole groups where murdered
Identification was not easy because clothing and personal
where robbed by the German occupation forces.
On this cemetery there is the grave of only 1 woman...... Hannie
AKA "Het Meisje Met Het Rode Haar"
© 2001 The Hins