Cemetery Overveen-Kennemerduinen(Gem Bloemendaal)

The first burial on this cemetery took place on November 27th 1945,
and the Dutch Royal family was present the last burial was 10 yrs later.

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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.

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They where shot here by the Germans some of them alone,
in other cases whole groups where
murdered

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Identification was not easy because clothing and personal belongings,
where robbed by the German occupation forces.

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On this cemetery there is the grave of only 1 woman...... Hannie Schaft
AKA "Het Meisje Met Het Rode Haar"

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2001 The Hins