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Isaac van Loon

Bergen op Zoom, – Bergen op Zoom,

Reached the age of 61 years



About Isaac van Loon

This person is commemorated on a memorial in Bergen op Zoom. More information on this memorial can be found (in Dutch) on the website of the Nationaal Comité 4 en 5 mei.

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Under the pressure of the circumstances.

It is still an extremely sensitive topic: suicide during the Second World War. Historians have not known what to do with it for a long time. What is the place of suicide bombers in war history?

Remarkably little has been written on this subject and there seems to be no list of names or memorial books at all. The Digital Monument ( offers a place where relatives, sometimes for …

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Isaäc van Loon pleegde op 16 mei 1940 zelfmoord. Hij bezat een goedlopende manufacturenwinkel aan de Bosstraat 34 in Bergen op Zoom.

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Gezin Isaac van Loon

Isaac van Loon trouwt op 15-01-1924 in Roosendaal - na de dood van zijn eerste vrouw, Lena Kinsbergen -  met Rosali Poppelsdorf (Amsterdam 1890 - Roosendaal 1963). Frieda van Loon is hun dochter, zij wordt op 22-10-1924 in Bergen op Zoom geboren.  Isaac van Loon pleegt zelfmoord op 16-05-1940.

Moeder en dochter voelen zich niet meer veilig in Bergen op Zoom en verhuizen naar Amsterdam. Als Frieda …

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