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Elkan Sanders

Meppel, – Amsterdam,

Reached the age of 36 years



About Elkan Sanders

Elkan Sanders studied medicine in Amsterdam, where he sat for his medical finals on 3 July 1929. He specialised in Vienna in oral surgery. On 28 June 1933, he obtained his doctoral degree in Amsterdam on a thesis about 'Replantation and transplantation of teeth'.
Sanders settled as physician 'for dentistry and dental surgery'. He lived and practised at 18 J.J. Viottastraat in Amsterdam. He also p…

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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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Elkan Sanders

Elkan is, net als zijn vader Joachim, tandarts. In augustus 1938 verhuisd hij met zijn gezin naar de J.J. Viottastraat 18 waar hij dan ook zijn eigen praktijk begint. Daarvoor had hij een praktijk samen met zijn vader aan de Van Eeghenstraat 115.

In 1933 is hij gepromoveerd tot doctor in de geneeskunde met het proefschrift: "Replantatie en transplantatie van tanden", aan de universiteit van Amster…

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