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Group portrait of passengers on a ship, among whom is Willem Arondeus.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 21535

Group portrait of passengers on a ship, among whom is Willem Arondeus.

Later during the war, Arondeus led a gay resistance group in Amsterdam which was responsible for bombing the Amsterdam Population Registry offices. The attack was carried out on 27 March 1943 in an effort to destroy government records of Jews and others sought by the Nazis. As a result of the act, Arondeus was executed in 1943. His rescue efforts have been recognized by by Yad Vashem and the USHMM.

Date
1930 - 1931
Variant Locale
Holland
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Toni Boumans
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Record last modified: 2011-02-01 00:00:00
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