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Anneliese Maijer-Cohen

Keulen, – Haarlem,

Reached the age of 27 years


About the family Maijer-Cohen

Annelies Maijer-Cohen committed suicide on the 15th of May, 1940 together with her husband Walter Maijer and their daughter Marianne Maijer in their house at the Anna van Burenlaan 51, Haarlem.

The family was burried at the Jewish cemetery in Haarlem.

Source: Lucas Ligtenberg, “Mij krijgen ze niet levend” Uitgeverij Balans 2017, ISBN 978 94 600 3845 7

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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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Other family members

No other family known (yet)