Explosiegevaar Resistance Museum
Explosiegevaar Verzetsmuseum

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PUBLICATION DATE: 02-05-2018

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Explosiegevaar in the Resistance Museum

The attack on the Amsterdam population register


Explosiegevaar ( Explosion danger in English) in the Restistance Museum is the story of the attack on the Amsterdam population register.

The Story of the Attack

This took place on the 27th of March, 1943 when a group of artists and students dressed up as detectives and police officers. With their disguises they manage to enter the Amsterdam population register. They take over the guards, tie them up and lay them in the garden of the Artis Royal Zoo. After they took all the information out of the file cabinets and threw it on the floor, after two hours they leave the building and place a little sign on the building that reads “Explosiegevaar”.

About the exposition Explosiegevaar in the Resistance Museum

During the exposition they want you to ask yourself questions such as “how do you plan such an attack”, “Would you risk your own life?”, “Who would you trust” and “is it okay when people die in such attacks”. The powerful graphics that tell the story of this attack are drawn by  Robbert Gerards and also available as a graphic novel.




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Location

Dutch Resistance Museum

Address

Plantage Kerklaan 61A,

Start Date

28 March 2018

End Date

11 November 2018

Web

www.verzetsmuseum.org



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Dutch Resistance Museum

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Het Nederlands Verzetsmuseum vertelt de geschiedenis van de Nederlanders die tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog in het verzet zaten. Van mei 1940 tot mei 1945 werd Nederland bezet door nazi-Duitsland. Hoe reageerden de Nederlanders op de toenemende onderdrukking van de bezetter? En wat betekende dit voor hun dagelijks leven? Je ontdekt het allemaal in dit indrukwekkende …

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