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Lion Nordheim

Arnhem, – Wormerveer,

Reached the age of 34 years



About Lion Nordheim

In the late thirties, Lion Nordheim was chairman of the Jewish Youth Federation. He broke new ground for the Zionist youth in the Netherlands. He was caught while in hiding and executed by Wormerveer, probably in retaliation for an attack on the railway line by Wormerveer. Lion Nordheim is listed as a resistance fighter on the Roll of Honour.
NIOD, Erelijst Verzet en Koopvaardij, database made by …

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Lion Nordheim and his family

In addition, a Jokos file (number 33400) on this family is at the Amsterdam Municipal Archive. Access is subject to authorization from the Stichting Joods Maatschappelijk Werk.The Jokos file reveals that a claim was lodged for compensation for valuables surrendered to the Lippmann-Rosenthal looting bank (L-claim, number 8897/8890).

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Lion Nordheim

Lion Nordheim moest in de zomer van 1942 met zijn vrouw Jeanne van Amerongen onderduiken. Hij werd in 1945 verraden en op 15 april door de Duitsers geëxecuteerd. Zijn vrouw overleefde.


Bron: Nederlands Israëlitisch Weekblad, 22 augustus 1997, pagina 18 

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Other family members

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