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de wereld bleef doof / The World Remained Deaf

 
 
De Wereld Bleef Doof / The World Remained Deaf Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 18, 2017
1. De Wereld Bleef Doof / The World Remained Deaf Marker
Inscription. [The memorial text is presented in three languages: (Dutch?) Sign Language, Dutch, and English; only the latter two are transcribed here.]

de wereld bleef doof

Ter nagedachtenis aan
de Joodse Dove slachtoffers van het naziregime

In memory of
the Jewish Deaf victims of the nazi regime

1940 - 1945


 
Erected 2010 by Stichting Dovenshoah.
 
Location. 52° 21.983′ N, 4° 54.371′ E. Marker is in Amsterdam, North Holland. Marker is at the intersection of Hortusplantsoen and Dr. D.S. Sluyspad, on the right when traveling west on Hortusplantsoen. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Hortusplantoen 1, Amsterdam, North Holland 1018 TZ, Netherlands.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. J.C. Amman School Memorial (a few steps from this marker); E.J. van Det School Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); De Hortus (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Woonhuis familie Nunes da Costa / Residence of the Nunes da Costa Family (about 180 meters away); Adriaan MorriŽn
de wereld bleef doof / The World Remained Deaf Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 18, 2017
2. de wereld bleef doof / The World Remained Deaf Memorial
(about 180 meters away); Het Arsenaal / The Arsenal (about 210 meters away); Hugo de Vries (about 210 meters away); Franz Liszt (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
 
Also see . . .  Monument voor dove Joodse Holocaustslachtoffers - Historiek (in Dutch). Rough translation from Dutch: How many deaf Jews who died exactly during World War II is not known because the death camps did not record whether the victims were deaf, but the Dovenshoah Foundation is researching this. It is well known that deaf Jews often went straight to the gas chambers....The DovenShoah Foundation hopes that the monument will draw more attention to the deaf victims of the Holocaust. The new monument stands at the Hortus Planten opposite the former deaf school, the JC Ammanschool, from which students and teachers were taken away during World War II. The monument is adopted by the Royal Kentalis School of Signs, a deaf school. (Submitted on July 7, 2017.) 
 
Additional keywords. Genocide Holocaust
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, World II
 
de wereld bleef doof / The World Remained Deaf Memorial - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 18, 2017
3. de wereld bleef doof / The World Remained Deaf Memorial - Wide View
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 67 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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