Fort Breendonk Memorials

Memorial tablet dedicated in 1957. "From September 20, 1940 to August 31, 1944, thousands of men were made prisoners of the Gestapo in the SS camp in Breendonk. On August 19, 1947, with the unanimous will of the parliament, the National Memorial of the Fort of Breendonk was created. In order to ensure the eternal conservation of the Fort and to maintain the memory of the events that took place there, so that this memory would stimulate the civic mind of the nation and favor the patriotic education of the youth. 1957."
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