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Herdenk Gabriele Reinheimer

Gabriele Reinheimer

Amsterdam, – Amsterdam,

Reached the age of 3 years



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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About the death of the family Reinheimer


About the death of the family Reinheimer: Benjamin Reinheimer committed suicide on the 14th of May 1940, together with his wife, Irma Reinheimer-Zirker, their daughter Gabriele Reinheimer, his mother Riekchen Reinheimer and his mother in law, Emilie Zirker- Reinheimer.

The family is burried on the Jewish cemetery in Diemen.

Source: Lucas Ligtenberg, “Mij krijgen ze niet levend” Uitgeverij Balans…

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