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|Brief Description||Three Jewish youths from Amsterdam who were arrested by the Gestapo and charged with acts of violence, following the disturbances of February 1941.||Similar Items|
|Registry No.||32263||Similar Items|
|Donor||Horowitz Avi||Similar Items|
|Donor||Holland Archive||Similar Items|
|Period||During World War II||Similar Items|
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Three Jewish youths from Amsterdam who were arrested by the Gestapo and charged with acts of violence, following the disturbances of February 1941. In the photo: Meyer van West, Lard Zilverberg, and Philip Zilverberg (all tentative identifications). The boys were photographed holding light weapons. The three were executed on March 13, 1941 along with 14 other Dutch citizens, opponents of the Nazi occupation regime.
1) According to a number of research sources, their surnames were Helendoorn, Eyl and Coenradi.
2) About the events of February 1941, see the entry on the Netherlands in the "Encyclopedia of the Holocaust" (Yad Vashem, ed. I. Gutman), NY: Macmillan, 1990, vol. 3, p. 1048. Close