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Arnold Carel Cosman

Leiden, – Purmerend,

Reached the age of 30 years

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About Arnold Carel Cosman

Arnold Carel Cosman had his PhD in 1939, as a classicist.
He died as a lieutenant of the 16 Dep.Bat. on the 15th of May, 1940 by committing suicide in Purmerend, where he was buried.
The family lived in Haarlem.

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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 (www.joodsmonument.nl) offers a place where relatives, sometimes for …

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