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Hannie Schaft
Original name: Jannetje Johanna Schaft
Birth: Sep. 16, 1920
Haarlem Municipality
Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Death: Apr. 17, 1945
Bloemendaal Municipality
Noord-Holland, Netherlands

World War II Dutch Resistance Fighter. She became famous as "The Girl With The Red Hair." Originally buried in a shallow grave at the spot where she was killed in the dunes near Overveen, Netherlands, she was reburied on November 27, 1945, at the cemetery of honor in the dunes of Overveen. The Dutch Queen Wilhelmina, Princess Juliana and Prince Bernhard were present at her burial. 
Bloemendaal Erebegraafplaats
Bloemendaal Municipality
Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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Record added: Apr 17, 2001
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Hannie Schaft
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