The other side of the Anne Frank story: The Dutch role in the persecution of the Jews in World War Two

  title={The other side of the Anne Frank story: The Dutch role in the persecution of the Jews in World War Two},
  author={Frank Bovenkerk},
  journal={Crime, Law and Social Change},
  • F. Bovenkerk
  • Published 2000
  • Sociology
  • Crime, Law and Social Change
Contrary to their historical reputation there were only a few Dutch citizens who rescued Jews during World War II by providing their homes as a shelter. Of all the West European countries occupied by the Germans, the number of Jewish casualties was the highest in The Netherlands. Before the occupation there were approximately 140,000 Jews living in The Netherlands, and of that total at least 109,000 were murdered. When the war was over many war criminals and Nazi collaborators were punished… Expand
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