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Swastikas drawn onto the windows of a police station on Houtwal in Zutphen, 9 June 2019
Jun 10 '19 08:30

A police station in Zutphen was covered with swastikas and the letters SS, the abbreviation for Adolf Hitler's personal guard and eventual parliamentary organization the Schutzstaffel, local police officer Yilmaz Uluçay said on Instagram. He calls on witnesses to come forward.

The vandalism to the police station on Houtwal happened sometime on Saturday night or early on Sunday morning, Uluçay believes. The Nazi symbols were chalked onto the building's windows.

WWII monument in Park Sijtwende, Voorburg
Apr 19 '17 11:00

The names of three SS Nazi volunteers were found on the Dutch WWII memorial for Resistance fighters and Jewish war victims, among others, in Leidschendam-Voorburg. The names were discovered during intensive research by the local Historical Society, AD reports.

The thee names - J.H.P. van As, P.L. van Iren and j. Grondel - as well as that of a smuggler will be removed from the monument in Park Sijtwende before the annual commemoration on May 4th. 

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Sep 29 '16 13:50

The Twents Auction House in Enschede decided not to auction off a portrait of Adolf Hitler and two paintings depicting SS leader Heinrich Himmler after the announcement of the auction caused outraged reactions

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May 3 '16 11:26

The Foundation for Research on War Crimes is considering a lawsuit against the National Archives in an attempt to force the archives to provide information on Dutch who worked as guards for the SS in the Vught concentration camp during World War II

Oct 13 '15 09:29

The Dutch SS war criminal Siert Bruins has passed away at the age of 94. Bruins had been living in Germany. He fled to the country after the war, and Germany refused to extradite him because he had German nationality.

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May 21 '15 11:16

A number of art treasures from Adolf Hitler's private collection were recovered on Wednesday, thanks to three Amsterdam art hunters.

Jan 26 '15 12:08

Jewish communities and Holocaust memorial groups are at loggerheads with the owners of what has been called “world’s largest ship” over the name that was chosen for the vessel.

Jan 8 '14 16:04

The court in the German Hagen ruled Wednesday not to convict the Dutch war criminal, Siert Bruins, for murder.

Oct 24 '13 00:01

There will be no rainbow Pieten at the Sinterklaas celebration for the low-income families in Hoogezand-Sappemeer. The organization reportedly received death threats and members were called NSB'er and SS'ers.

Sep 3 '13 03:03

There are possibly still some twenty SS men alive who never were convicted for crimes, committed during World War II. The Simon Wiesenthal Center comes to this conclusion after a poster promotion in German cities.

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