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Dutch Resistance during WWII

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  • Rachel (Roos-Hertz) Harel (1923 - 1989)
    My confession is this. That you wouldn't perhaps understand it's the very first time for 40 years I intended to speak and tell you about my experiences in WW2..It was a lady of the English-speaking...
  • Jan van Hulst (1903 - 1975)
    Jan van Hulst was an engineer who was active in the Dutch resistance during the Second World War. He was instrumental in preventing Jews from being deported and killed during the Holocaust. Van Hulst...
  • Geertruida Wijsmuller-Meijer (1896 - 1978)
    Geertruida (Truus) Wijsmuller-Meijer was a Dutch war hero, resistance fighter, and probably after Raoul Wallenberg and Aristides de Sousa Mendes the greatest savior of Jews. She was recognized as Right...
  • Pierre Schunck (1906 - 1993)
    Peter Joseph Arnold (Pierre) Schunck , also known as Paul Simons , was a member of the prosperous Schunck family who owned a department store at Heerlen in the Netherlands. He is remembered principally...
  • Gerhard Wilhelmus Hospel (1897 - 1971)
    Gerhard was an indusrtrious man. He had been working in Holland on a farm of a relative during his early 20s. He lived close to the German border and had many contacts in Germany. He traded as a side l...

The purpose of this project to commemorate those individuals who had the courage to stand up and be righteous. Please add anyone you know was a member of a resistance movement or even resisted in their own personal way

This project is loosely based on the list of Dutch citizens involved in resistance to the NAZI occupation of Holland during World War II on Wikipedia.

The very nature of any resistance movement is secretive and hidden, such that there are likely many, many individuals who resisted who would never be known about and included in such a public list.

Please be sure to add names to the list below as you add profiles to the project or ask a project collaborator for help if needed.

There is a sister project in Dutch located at: Het Nederlands Verzet 1940-1945 - Dutch Resistance 1940-1945



  • Aalderen, J. van
  • Aalderen, Wolter van
  • Aalders, Klaas
  • Aalders, Wolter
  • Aardappel, Har
  • Abee, Hendrik
  • Achttienribben, Siemon
  • Adema, Siebolt (Siep)
  • Ader, ds. Bastiaan Jan
  • Ader-Appels, Johanna Adriana
  • Afman, Tamme Hendrik
  • Afman, Tijl
  • Aikema, Dina Albertha Brechine
  • Akkerman, Georg
  • Akkerman, Jacob
  • Akkerman, Steffen
  • Akkerman Hzn, Steffen
  • Aart Alblas
  • Alberts, Fedde
  • Alberts, Jan Stoffer
  • Alberts, Klaas
  • Albronda, Willem
  • Alles, Gerrit
  • Alma, Jacobus Johannes Petrus
  • Alssema, Derk
  • Alt, Johannes Augustinus
  • Alteren, Feike van
  • Alteren, Wiebe van
  • Alteren, Harm van
  • Althuis, Wouter Christiaan Maurits
  • Anken, Jan van
  • Emmy Andriesse
  • Antonides, Hielke
  • Antoons, Cornelis
  • Appeldoorn, Hendrik
  • Appelhof, Abel
  • Appelhof, Roelof
  • Arends, Jacob
  • Arkes, John O.
  • Arnolli, Jans Alef
  • Willem Arondeus
  • Arp, Albert
  • Assies, Berend
  • Assies, Harm
  • Assies, Jan
  • Aten, Roelfs
  • Aten, Willem
  • Aukes, Hendrik
  • Aukes, Pieter









  • Bernardus IJzerdraat


  • Piet Jongeling