Tagged Walraven van Hall

A film on a forgotten Holocaust resistance fighter rocked the box office in Holland

Walraven van Hall, right, and his brother Gijs in the 1930s. (Courtesy of the van Hall family)

AMSTERDAM (JTA) — Opposite the Dutch national bank here lies one of Europe’s least conspicuous monuments to a war hero. Titled “Fallen Tree,” the metal statue for resistance fighter Walraven van Hall looks so realistic that for months after its unveiling in 2010, the municipality would receive calls reporting… Read more »