Monument Varsseveld "Aaltense tol"(GLD)
On March 2nd 1945 46 members of the resistance where executed at this spot
They where all brought from the prison in Doetinchem "De
Kruisberg" to be executed here
a few days before a German Army truck had been ambushed and 4 Germans where killed
as a reprisal these men where killed here.
The names of 46 resistance fighters on the monument
they came from all over The Netherlands.
''Warm blood soaked our fields,
and the crop grew bigger"
This corn was preserved from the actual stretch of land where these men where killed.The corn on that stretch of land, soaked with blood stood higher then the rest of the crop.
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