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Herdenk Martha Lazarus

Martha Lazarus

Breslau, – Wassenaar,

Reached the age of 69 years

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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 (www.joodsmonument.nl) offers a place where relatives, sometimes for …

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Zelfmoord Martha Lazarus

Martha Lazarus nam op 18 mei 1940 een fatale dosis vergif tegelijk met haar zusters Clara en Martha als gevolg waarvan zij op 22 mei overleed in de Ursulakliniek te Wassenaar. Alle drie werden begraven op de joodse begraafplaats in Wassenaar.

Bron: Ligtenberg, L.; Mij krijgen ze niet levend: de zelfmoorden van mei 1940, 2017, pag. 183

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