Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Explore Anti Axis Resistance, Dutch Resistance and more!

Corry van Baalen-Bosch, female member of the Dutch Resistance, executed by the Germans in April 1945, less then an hour before the liberation of the Dutch city of Deventer by Canadian troops. She was one of six young Dutch Resistance fighters, murdered less then an hour before the liberation.

Mirjam Waterman Pinkhof (1916-1999). Jewish Dutch Resistance worker whose resistance group saved roughly 300 Jewish youths during WWII. Her assignment was to gather infants whose parents were marked for deportation or had already been deported, and to deliver them to the train station in Amsterdam. She would arrive with a baby carriage and wait for the liaison who in turn delivered the children into hiding with families and in institutions.

UK/FRANCE: Violette Szabo (1921-1945) ; Code named "Louise", Szabo was a secret agent in the Second World War, leading a French resistance network to sabotage bridges and communication lines ahead of the D-Day landings. She was caught, sent to Ravensbruck concentration camp, and executed. Posthumously awarded the George Cross. Women we admire; influential women in history #Lottie dolls #herstory