The commemorative plaque at St. Martin's Church
The memorial plaque at St Martin's Church. MEMOO project

The commemorative plaque at St. Martin's Church

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Venlo (NL) The commemorative plaque at St Martin's Church A commemorative plaque has been placed on the outside façade of St Martin's Church, bearing the names of four clergymen killed in the resistance. The...

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The Children of Hanna van de Voort
The children of Hanna van de Voort. Project MEMOO

The Children of Hanna van de Voort

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Tienray (NL) The children of Hanna van de Voort In 1943/44, 123 Jewish children were given the opportunity to go into hiding under a false address in the Tienray area. This action was supported by the...

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The old synagogue
The old synagogue. Project MEMOO

The old synagogue

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Roermond (NL) The old synagogue A monument and a Star of David can be seen above the shops at Hamstraat 20. A Jewish school was once located there. Roermond has a...

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The memorial in the "Liberty Park" War Museum
The memorial in the war museum "Liberty Park". Project MEMOO.

The memorial in the "Liberty Park" War Museum

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Overloon (NL) The memorial in the war museum "Liberty Park" The memorial on the grounds of the war museum commemorates the largest tank battle in the history of the Netherlands. Here, in the autumn of 1944,...

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The railway monument
The Mill Railway Monument. MEMOO Project

The railway monument

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Mill (NL) The railway monument The railway monument commemorates the Battle of Mill, where one of the heaviest battles in the German attack on the Netherlands in 1940 took place. Mill was...

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The bunkers of Meijel
The bunkers of Meijel. Project MEMOO

The bunkers of Meijel

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Meijel (NL) The bunkers In this part of the Netherlands, the defence line against the Germans consisted mainly of rivers and canals. This so-called Peel Raamstellung was reinforced by minefields. Since...

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The ship graveyard
The ship graveyard. Project MEMOO

The ship graveyard

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Maasbracht (NL) The ship graveyard On the harbour road in Maasbracht stands the monument "Schepenkerkhof", in German "Schiffsfriedhof". It consists of a bronze sculpture representing thirteen damaged ships. It rests on a...

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The cross by the forest
The cross at the forest of Lomm. Project MEMOO

The cross by the forest

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Lomm (NL) The cross by the forest We are standing in front of a cross with a figure of Christ, a symbol of pain and suffering. It refers to a story that does not only happen here....

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The Bell Robbery of Linden
The Bell Robbery of Linden. Project MEMOO

The Bell Robbery of Linden

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Linden (NL) The theft of bells In 1942, Arthur Seyss-Inquart, German governor in the Netherlands, announced a so-called metal ordinance. All usable metal objects had to be handed over. This explicitly included church bells. The...

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The Leudal War Memorial
The war memorial of Leudal. MEMOO project

The Leudal War Memorial

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Leudal (NL) The war memorial In 2001, a war memorial for 687 soldiers was erected in Leudal. The special thing about this memorial is that it not only commemorates the liberators, but...

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