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Oral history interview with Cornelis Ten Haken

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.729 | RG Number: RG-50.570.0010

Cornelis ten Haken, born February 7, 1914 in Leiden, Netherlands, discusses his role as a police officer under the German civil administration during the German occupation of the Netherlands; how the police had to implement German law which often conflicted with Dutch law; witnessing various incidents, such as when German authorities ordered Dutch police to seize bicycles from civilians; and his unwilling participation in the roundup of Jews for deportation.

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Interviewee
Cornelis T. Haken
Date
interview:  2004 December 18
Language
Dutch
Extent
3 videocassettes (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:46:27
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