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(LO was the group that the British refused to assist when the Germans planned to change Occupation and rationing documents for the entire Dutch population in mid-1943 IIRC...which would at a stroke have rendered all the plans and preparations that were feeding the Onderduikers and moving them around the country useless The LO wanted British help in destroying the warehouses full of documentation prepared by the Germans for a swift "whole weekend" across the country of re-issuing new documentation - but in the end the LO took care of the problem themselves IIRC)
Lord, please keep Kevin Bacon alive...
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Another aspect was that most families were large.
12 or 16 members war not unusual.
It's like an small intelligence agency.
Either you know somebody or you've heard about somebody in your vilage,town or disctrict and how he or she behaves.
Here is some (dutch)info about Jan van Bijnen
http://www.4en5mei.nl/herinneren/oorlog ... onument/96
http://www.geheugenvanapeldoorn.nl/#/ap ... an-bijnen/
http://www.geschiedenis24.nl/nieuws/200 ... aking.html
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