The Holocaust in the Netherlands and the Rate of Jewish Survival

  title={The Holocaust in the Netherlands and the Rate of Jewish Survival},
  author={Marnix Croes},
  journal={Holocaust and Genocide Studies},
  pages={474 - 499}
  • M. Croes
  • Published 28 November 2006
  • Political Science
  • Holocaust and Genocide Studies
One central question in Dutch historiography is why such a high percentage of Jews from the Netherlands died in the Holocaust. In this article, a recent dissertation on the rate of survival of Jews in the Netherlands is mobilized to shed light on the discussion of the low survival rate there. Wide variations in survival rates throughout the country call into question easy explanations for the overall (low) rate. In particular, the greater success of the Sicherheitspolizei in hunting down hidden… 

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