Kolonne Henneicke

Group of Dutch bounty hunters that located Jews in hiding and goods given by Jews to non-Jews for safekeeping.

From March to September 1943 this group operated under the aegis of the Hausraterfassungsstelle. The leader of the group was Wim (Willem) Henneicke, a former car mechanic. The reward for every Jew presented, regardless of age, was NLG 7.50. In the course of slightly over 6 months, 8,500 Jews were caught in hiding and surrendered to the Nazi authorities. The Kolonne used informants, who were paid a modest fee.

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