Jan van Boeckel spent two and a half months at the Citadelle de Liége in the summer of 1944. He was transferred there from the Saint-Léonard prison on D-Day, the 6th of June 1944. Continue reading Lüttich Zitadelle – The Liège Citadel
And so when Jan does not show up in Haarlem, my grandpa writes to the Saint Leonard prison in Liege in June 1945, inquiring after his son. The Belgian authorities reply that the records have been destroyed and that they are unable to answer him. On the third of August 1945 a letter arrives on my grandmother’s doorstep. Continue reading Where is Jan?