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Processions in the Hunger Winter

This is an episode in “the quest for Jan van Boeckel: From Holland to Bavaria”.

A sense of humour is one of the best survival tools, and the van Boeckels had loads of it. 1,694 more words

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A child's eye

This is an episode in “the quest for Jan van Boeckel: From Holland to Bavaria”.

What was going on in Haarlem while Jan van Boeckel was away from his family? 1,268 more words

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A Synopsis of J.F.M. van Boeckel's Journey

For the past months I have been very intensely involved with the quest for my uncle Jan van Boeckel, my uncle who never came back from the concentration camps in 1945. 595 more words

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Partisans de Houffalize, Maquis D’Engreux

This is an episode in “the quest for Jan van Boeckel: From Holland to Bavaria

Trying to get an insight into Jan van Boeckel’s life while he was with the Maquis in French speaking Belgium, I have tried to weave some stories together. 1,791 more words

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1942: Devilish dilemmas

This is an episode in “the quest for Jan van Boeckel: From Holland to Bavaria

As I was waiting for inspiration for the next instalment of my… 1,078 more words

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Being a Number: KZ Saal an der Donau, Ring-Me

This is an episode in “the quest for Jan van Boeckel: From Holland to Bavaria” .

Saal an der Donau was where the music really stopped for Jan van Boeckel.  2,000 more words

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Zoon van Saul

‘Se questo è un uomo’

Voordat ik vertrok naar dat prachtige vulkaaneiland zag ik het al. De film waar ik naar uitkeek kwam naar Haarlem. ‘Son of Saul’, de film over een Joodse Sonderkommando. 735 more words