Menno Spier went into hiding in 1942 with a nurse in Dedemsvaart. He took part in the resistance. A member of the NSB betrayed him in 1944. He was deported to Neuengamme.
USC Shoah Foundation, USC-SF nr. 10449 (interview Roberta Boom-Spier)
A memorial in Dedemsvaart commemorates the Jewish victims of this town. More information on this memorial can be found (in Dutch) on the website of the Nationaal Comité 4 en 5 mei.