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Barend Hartog Knap

Rotterdam, – Rotterdam,

Reached the age of 61 years


About Barend Hartog Knap

Barend Hartog Knap was the son of Levie Knap and Sara Bloemkooper. He married in 1910 in Rotterdam. The couple had two children. The wife and children of Barend Hartog Knap survived the war. Hester Teeboom-Knap was a sister of Barend Hartog.
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Barend Hartog Knap committed suicide on 3 September 1940. In his suicide note, he wrote that he no longer saw any way ou…

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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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