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Maurits Broekhuijsen

Den Haag, – Den Haag,

Reached the age of 65 years



About Maurits Broekhuijsen

Maurits Broekhuijsen was the son of Mozes Broekhuijsen and Hester Zwart. on 7 March1901 he got married in Den Haag to Susanne Hilsum, the daughter of Levie Jacob Hilsum and Reintje Rooselaar. The couple had two children who both survived the war.
Maurits Broekhuijsen and Susanne Hilsum both died at 14 May 1940. This may indicate that they committed suicide shortly after the German forces occupate…

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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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Over de gezinssamenstelling van gezinnen Broekhuijsen-Zwart en Broekhuijsen-Koekoek.

Herkomst: Mordechai Mozes Broekhuijsen x Rosette Winkel:
Hadden zoon: Mozes Broekhuijsen x Hester Zwart. 
Mozes Broekhuijsen en Hester Broekhuijsen-Zwart hadden acht kinderen.
Geen van deze acht kinderen heeft de oorlog overleefd:

1. Rosette Broekhuijsen
Den Haag, 5 oktober 1868 - Sobibor, 9 april 1943

2. Belie Broekhuijsen
Den Haag, 20 april 1870 - Sobibor, 5 maart 1943

3. Rebecca Broekhuijsen
Den …

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