Stories tagged: Dutch resistance
Fri., March 6, 2015
Spokane woman to be honored for role in WWII Dutch Resistance
A Spokane great-grandmother will be honored in Olympia next week for her work as a teenage Dutch Resistance operative during World War II. Carla Olman Peperzak, 91, helped hide approximately …
Sun., Jan. 25, 2015
Freedom fighter: Spokane’s Carla Peperzak protected fellow Jews through Dutch Resistance during World War II
Carla Olman Peperzak donned a blue-and-white nurse’s uniform and made her way to Amsterdam’s Central Station. She had received word that an aunt and five cousins would be passing through …
Thu., Dec. 19, 2013, 7:40 a.m.
Prosecutors seek life sentence in WWII killing
BERLIN — German prosecutors are seeking a life prison sentence for a 92-year-old former Waffen SS member charged with killing a Dutch resistance fighter in 1944.