Schoontje (Sieny) Cohen-Kattenburg

Amsterdam, – Amsterdam,

Reached the age of 94 years

Occupation: resistance fighter (crèche)



Jonas Kattenburg and his family

Jonas Kattenburg was a shoe wholesaler. He got his shoes from the 'Langstraat' (North-Brabamt) and sold them in Amsterdam to traders.
German business relations warned him for the threat of nazi Germany and advised him to flee to England. However, because of the strong family ties in Amsterdam this was not an option. When the Germans invaded the family tried to flee through the harbour in the Hoek …

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