The Young Women of the Dutch Resistance (Hannie Schaft, Truus and Freddie Oversteegen) – Tales from Wo-Fan’s Land

The bullet creased her scalp, drawing blood, but missing its target. Jannetje Johanna “Hannie” Schaft, a 24-year-old member of the Dutch resistance, looked up at the SS officer, and taunted him with her final words: “I am a much better shot!” A Dutch collaborator then opened fire with his submachine gun, ending the life of … Continue reading The Young Women of the Dutch Resistance (Hannie Schaft, Truus and Freddie Oversteegen) – Tales from Wo-Fan’s Land