Tubbergen at ww2

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  • Tubbergenaar killed at the Grebbeberg

    Tubbergenaar killed at the Grebbeberg
    During May 1940, there has been on the Grebbeberg a fierce resistance against the invading Germans. During these battles with the Germans also killed a Tubbergenaar, namely Johannes Gerardus Velnaar. He was a soldier 1-19-G.B. and at the age of 20 years died in Eerbeek on April 11, 1940. His grave can be found on the Rk. cemetery in Tubbergen.
  • occupancy Tubbergen

    occupancy Tubbergen
    The first day of the German invasion Tubbergen was occupied by the German Wehrmacht. This happened in the first instance by a German soldier who was riding a motorcycle Tubbergen. Within Several Wehrmacht soldiers have been housed in Tubbergen (and vicinity) at farmers and other individuals who have space for here during the occupation.
  • Esquire Egon von Bönninghausen mayor of Tubbergen

    Esquire Egon von Bönninghausen mayor of Tubbergen
    Until just before the war Jonkheer Egon was mayor of Ootmarsum, but because National Socialist sympathies he was by Rk. State Party exempt from this feature. His ego was hurt and when thus helping NSB party coming to power he grabs his power, he was mayor of Tubbergen. The brother Egon, Ernst von Bönninghausen was the first mayor of NSB Netherlands, namely in Hilversum.
  • Flag Incident Tubbergen

    Flag Incident Tubbergen
    On the birthday of Queen Wilhelmina was placed by a resident of Tubbergen (Harry Buyvoqets) the orange flag on the chimney of the milk fabrik.
    The consequences of this action there were several arrests were made by the occupier. The orange flag was replaced by a Almeloër by the NSB flag. This flag has not long kept full, because the maker of dairy boiler fired so high that the flag was not quickly recognizable.
  • Advancement of clocks

    Advancement of clocks
    In Tubbergen to use church bells necessary to maintain. A call to the pastors and pastors within 3 days an inventory
  • Notice intake church bells

    Notice intake church bells
    On this date a notice to the various churches in the town Tubbergen assumed that the church bells to be eligible. Progressed Further information will follow
  • Resident Tubbergen executed

    Resident Tubbergen executed
    Was also discontinued in the distribution office in Tubbergen. Related to the April May strike The head of the Distributor, Antoon Haselbekke, decides not to go on strike and calls these days administrative work. Because he these days a dowager who is sent by Ms. Von Bönninghausen no coupons can give is he was arrested a few days later. On 4 May 1943, Antoon Haselbekke executed in Hengelo.
  • Clocks Roof Rk. church

    Clocks Roof Rk. church
    On July 21, 1942 announced the state commissioner for the occupied Dutch territory Dr. Seyss Inquart his infamous "Metal Regulation" to. The regulation had all church bells be returned. The German government The arms industry had metal shortages and this could be extracted. Returned from the bronze bells
    This "Metal Regulation" in the war years the church bells of Rk. church in Tubbergen also removed.
  • Canadian plane crashes

    Canadian plane crashes
    On July 21, 1944 it collapsed in Tubbergen a unit of the RCAF 405 Sqdn. down. The victims are:
    Pilot Officer (W.Op. / Air Gnr.) A. J. Britts, J/88665, age unknown
    Pilot Officer (Air Bomber) V.F. Dodds, J/89743, 23 years
    Flying Officer (THD, Navigation) J.J.R. Johnston, J/24921, age unknown
    Flight Lieutenant (Pilot) J. D. Virtue, J/7905, 28 years. To read more about the pilot, JD an article in the picture is Virtue. This aircrew is the RK Tubbergen cemetery to bury.
  • Liberation Tubbergen

    Liberation Tubbergen
    On April 5, 1945 was the day, Tubbergen was officially released. When the Canadians (The Lake Superior Regiment, Motor) were pulled Tubbergen within these met by a large crowd who wanted to greet the liberators, but stopped. This photo of a Canadian 'Saxton' propelled artillery on Mount Sherman is made ​​to "the Dump" (the current church square).
  • Parade in honor of the liberation

    Parade in honor of the liberation
    One day after the liberation of Tubbergen was a parade decreased for the former town. This parade was conducted by the then Mayor Van Den Berg and some Canadian officers. (names are welcome)
  • Surrender of the German army in the Netherlands

    Surrender of the German army in the Netherlands
    On May 5, 1945 was signed the surrender of the German army in World Hotel in Netherlands in Wageningen. This meant that in the Netherlands the German army had surrendered and the war was over. On the photo you can see the room where the capitulation of the German army in World Hotel was signed (in 2011) a picture.
  • Fire in ammunition storage (INFORMATION REQUESTED)

    Fire in ammunition storage (INFORMATION REQUESTED)
    On September 6, 1945 an accident occurred in the ammunition storage to the Mander Hoogeveenseweg place. A fire / explosion with phosphorus are five British soldiers were injured, including one seriously. This soldier is deceased from his injuries on September 13, 1945.
    This soldier, John Young Dow, is laid to rest at the Canadian Military Cemetery at Groesbeek. We are looking for information or pictures of:
    - 54 Coy RAOC
    - 6th Canadian Casulty clearing station
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