Daily Archives: November 8, 2019

Binnenhof, Den Haag

Some of the Englandspiel agents were held here. The wording is always so interesting. Torture and death through betrayal, bureaucracy and ineptitude can be turned into a gratefully received gift.

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The Observer

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Englandspiel Monument

Smiley’s people.

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Scheveningen Prison South/East

Members of the Dutch Resistance were imprisoned here. Some of those shot in reprisal for the Hanns Albin Rauter attack were prisoners from Scheveningen.

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Alexanderkazerne Bombardment Monument

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Waalsdorpervlakte Bourdon Bell

This site is a kilometer down a hiking and biking path through the dunes. The bell is encircled by a single strand of wire and protected by the unambiguous signage. Google Maps informs that the site opens at 10:00. I’d … Continue reading

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