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Willy van Gurp testimony

Document | Accession Number: 2010.404

Consist of one testimony, presumably written in 1945, by Willy van Gurp, a female member of the Dutch Underground. Ms. van Gurp was arrested in June 1944 due to her involvement in the Underground. After questioning, she was imprisoned, first in the Vught concentration camp, and at the evacuation of the camp, she was sent to Ravensbruck. She describes conditions in Ravensbruck in the fall of 1944 and her deportation to Munich, where she worked in a munitions factory connected to Dachau. As the Americans approached, she was sent on a death march toward a camp near Innsbruck and was liberated en route by the American Army. She returned to Holland in May 1945. Pom Koppert-Buma, who is mentioned in the letter, sent this testimony to "Misses G. Hartog" in Paterson, New Jersey.

Date
1945  (creation)
Language
English
Extent
1 document (5 pages).
1 envelope.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Stephanie Swann and Gertrude Bruinsma Hartog
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 09:27:06
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