Cohort profile: the Dutch Hunger Winter families study.

  title={Cohort profile: the Dutch Hunger Winter families study.},
  author={L. H. Lumey and Aryeh D Stein and Henry S Kahn and Karin M. van der Pal-de Bruin and Gerard Jan Blauw and Patricia A. Zybert and Ezra Saul Susser},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  volume={36 6},
Historical setting The winter of 1944–45 is known as the ‘Hunger Winter’ in The Netherlands, which was occupied by the Germans in May 1940. Beginning in September 1944, Allied troops had liberated most of the South of the country, but their advance towards the North came to a stop at the Waal and Rhine rivers and the battle of Arnhem. In support of the Allied war effort, the Dutch government in exile in London called for a national railway strike to hinder German military initiatives. In… CONTINUE READING


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Assessment 2006;13:62–79

  • W van der Elst, MP van Boxtel, GJ van Breukelen, J. Jolles
  • Normative
  • 2006

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