Clandestine Photography during the German Occupation > The Photographers

Charles Breijer was involved in De Ondergedoken Camera and took many photographs of armed resistance.
Violette Cornelius belonged to the group of resistance artists surrounding Gerrit Jan van der Veen and the Persoonsbewijzen Centrale.
Cobie Douma recorded the effects of the Occupation with her camera and took pictures of daily life in Winschoten.
Bert Haanstra witnessed the shoot-out on Dam square on 7th May 1945.
Menno Huizinga photographed houses being demolished for the Atlantic Wall in The Hague; he documented the starvation and used microfilm to take photographs for a resistance group.
Cees Jongkind took photographs of the first Allied jeeps in Amsterdam, the Liberation celebrations and the food drops.
Ary Koppejan took photographs of The Hague during the Occupation and the Liberation.
Boris Kowadlo worked during the German Occupation under the pseudonym Bernard van der Linden and was involved in De Ondergedoken Camera group.
Frits Lamberts took pictures for Mr Kruisinga's war diary, now in the collection of the Nederlands Instituut voor Oorlogsdocumentatie (Netherlands Institute for War Documentation), and recorded such events as the April-May strikes in Vriezenveen.
Willem Franciscus Leijns photographed the shoot-out on Dam square.
Cas Oorthuys took photographs for identity cards and belonged to De Ondergedoken Camera group during the Winter of Starvation.
Hans Poley recorded daily life at his hiding place with the Ten Boom family in Haarlem.
Hans Sibbelee was assigned by the Ministry of Education, Arts and Science to photograph monuments during the Occupation; he documented the ravages of war and clandestine activities.
Ed van Wijk photographed Rotterdam in ruins, German planes that had crashed, Crazy Tuesday (5th September 1944) and the evacuation of the Marlot district in The Hague.

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