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Herdenk Bertha Bendix-Löwenberg

Bertha Bendix-Löwenberg

Hörde, – Zandvoort,

Reached the age of 61 years


About Bertha Bendix-Löwenberg

The funeral records at the Jewish cemetery in Haarlem reveal that Bertha Löwenberg was buried there.

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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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About the family Bendix-Löwenberg

Albert Bendix, his wife Bertha Bendix-Löwenberg, their son Hans-Joseph Bendix and their sister-in-law Henriëtte Stern- Löwenberg committed suicide on the 15th of May, 1940. They lived on the Brederostraat 98 in Zandvoort.

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Familie Bendix-Löwenberg

De zelfmoord van de familie Bendix-Löwenberg wordt ook genoemd in het boek van Lucas Ligtenberg: Mij krijgen ze niet levend: de zelfmoorden van mei 1940 (Amsterdam 2017) 146, 188.

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