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Antonius Hegge (1920-1944)

Antonius Josephus Rudolphus Hegge, known as Ton, was a young 19-year-old when the German second world war occupation of the Netherlands began.  In 1942, like many young men under occupation, he was forced to move and work in Germany. In 1943 he escaped from Berlin, went back to the Netherlands and joined the Dutch resistance. He was arrested by the Germans in early 1944 and subsequently executed in The Hague.
Addie Van Leeuwen tells the story of her brother Ton (2 MB)  ...