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Willy Suskind

Denekamp, – Leeuwarden,

Reached the age of 51 years

Occupation: Teacher of German



About Willy Suskind

Willy Suskind was a son of Abraham Suskind and Rika Hamberg.
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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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Oorlogsslachtoffers gemeente Dinkelland

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Willy Suskind and his family

Willy Suskind and Elise Adriana Johanna Kuster married in 1924 in The Hague. Willy was Suskind was a popular teacher of German at the 'MTS' in Leeuwarden. In the weeks before the occupation he told his students he would take his own life in case of an invasion, out of fear that the Germans would use his son Robert for medical experiments. To his students' dismay he took his own life on 11 May 1940…

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De uiterste konsekwentie

Een getuigenis van mijn vader

Op 15 februari 2015 overleed mijn vader. Jacobus Mulder uit Leeuwarden. Vlak voor zijn dood vertelde hij mij dat zijn moeder, mijn opoe een werkadres had bij een Joodse familie, de familie Suskind. Hij herinnerde zich de gehandicapte zoon en het mooie speelgoed waar hij mee kon spelen wanneer hij mijn opoe vergezelde. Hetgeen dankzij het speelgoed vaak gebeurde. Hij vertelde dat op een morgen opoe…

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