VIII.  AMSTERDAM, HAARLEM & NOORD-HOLLAND.
HS8-1004
BACKGAMMON, SOE agent, WT Operator Pieter de Vos.

BOATING, SOE Agent, WT Operator Paul Polak.

DOCTOR-X, SOE Agent, Dr. Henk Veeneklaas.

ROWING, SOE agent Frank Hamilton.


See also names in NATIONAL list for members of DELTA, etc.


a. AMSTERDAM

OTTO @ VERMEER
. KP Commander for Amsterdam and Haarlem and probably for the whole of Noord-Holland. Contact address: Nassaukade 314.

LEOPOLD. NBS officer and sector chief for North-West Holland. Acts as liaison officer under OTTO.

TROMP. Commander NBS. Region 10. OD man.

PIERRE. KP reception officer.

BOB. RG leader Amsterdam.

MEIJER, HERMAN. RG leader Amsterdam.

CARELS. Was on staff DRAUGHTS-I (
Tobias Biallosterski). Probably working with DOCTOR-X.
Electrical engineer. Phone plans.

GERDA, (Gerda Lankhout). (
Gerda Meijder) Early RG leader with DRAUGHTS-I.

MADELINE (V. GEUNS). Contact DRAUGHTS-I and his courier. With GERDA and LALOU tried to clear up all incriminating evidence when DRAUGHTS-I was arrested. Born USA of American mother. Address: 639 Keizersgracht.

LALOU DE VRIES. One of a group formed by DRAUGHTS-I closely after his arrival. Dropping ground called after her. See notes on MADELINE.

V.GEUNS. Father of MADELINE. His house used as meeting place by DRAUGHTS-I.

V. LOCKEREN-CAMPAGNE, AAT. (
van Lookeren-Campagne?) Courier of GERDA and contact of DRAUGHTS-I.

JAN, Dr. With DRAUGHTS-I when he was arrested, Was wounded.

PIETER, Dr, With DRAUGHTS-I when he was arrested. Was also wounded.

MIET. KP leader.

WIM. KP leader.

WESSELS, JAN. KP leader who worked with TANTE CO. Contacts amongst KP in Rotterdam.

VERMEER, PRINCESIUS. RG leader. Maybe identical with OTTO.

RENE. RG leader.

V. GOGH, B. Resistance member, can be contacted through KLEIJN V. WILLIGEN.

BAARS, HUGO. Resistance member, can be contacted trough KLEIJN V. WILLIGEN.

KLEIJN V. WILLIGEN, Juffr. (
Charlotte, 31 mei 1922, Rotterdam) Resistance member who stores arms in her house in Leidschegracht 80.

TANTE CO, (
Jacoba van Tongeren, Groep-2000) Welfare bureau (Sociaal Maatschappelijk Werk). Prot. org active in resistance work. Leader JAN WESSELS (KP) with AB. Address: Herengracht 502.

AB. Works for TANTE CO and obtains false papers.

HEINE. Leader of LO.

DIENSKE, JOOP. Editor TROUW and prominent OD member. Address: Westlandgracht 176. Recently arrested but has been released.

DE JONG. Dominee. Formerly of Venlo. Supplies ration cards, etc. In contact with NSF.

HUGO @ BRANDSMA. Head of FCLO (Falsification Centraal LO).


Under HUGO are the following:

GIJS (Persoons Bewijs)

HAMBOURG @ HOUBING

HENK

THEO

V. LIER (De Leverstraat 108)

VELDKAMP, PIETER @ V.D. VELD

MINI (courier).



b. HAARLEM.

DE JONG, A. Prominent member of resistance.



c. BEVERWIJK.

DE BOCK. RG leader. Address: Zeestraat.



d. ALKMAAR.

V. STRATEN. RG commander.



e. WIERINGERMEER.

MANSHOLT, S. RG leader. Was in contact with DRAUGHTS-I.

DE GRAAF, A. In charge of transport and distribution of arms.

NICO (ALBERTUS SISSINGH). Formerly KP-Rotterdam now in Noord-Holland. Brother of TILLY.







ZONES 3 and 4.


GENERAL & UNCLASSIFIEABLE


CUBBING
(see Utrecht Province)

GUEUZE. Belgian WT Operator (Verstrepen). Infiltrated with KRIEK and BOCK on OP MARTIN by BOOT.
Real name:
FRANCOIS BECKERS (known as FRANSKE).
Description: 5'7, grey green eyes, dark brown hair, slight build, pointed features.
Born: 5 Jan 1914.
Last location: Ede.
Signals … 18 Apr.
Overrun: 19 April 1945.

WHIMPER. Fieldname
FRED, Other names BANGMA, REINDER LIEWES @ BENDER. SF organiser for Veluwe dropped 2 March 1945 with SNORT, 5 miles South East of Barneveld E-59.
Catch phrase: "Hope you have settled down" Answer: "I'm enjoying my work".
Description: 6 ft, slim build, grey blue eyes.
Born: 4 Jan 1921 at Amsterdam.
Training"Prelim & Para-Mil, WT, jumping, full s-Phone and Eureka.
Overrun.

SNORT. Field name
AAT, Other names: VAN DER WEYDEN, JAN LODEWIJK. WT Operator to WHIMPER with whom he was dropped.
Catch phrase: "Hoe gaat het tegenwoordig met je". Answer: "Ik voel me reuze goed".
Description: 1m72, 160 lbs, thick set, blue grey eyes, very curly hair.
Born: 17 Feb 1920 at Maasbree.
Went to S-Africa in 1939. Sailed in the Baltic. Left his ship at Delaro (Sweden) 9 Aug 1943.
Left for the field 2/3 March 1945.
Overrun.

PIET VAN ARNHEM & KRAMER @ PAUL. (
Ir. Pieter C. Kruyff) KP. NBS commander of Veluwe (and other parts of Gelderland and Utrecht)
Contact address: Zwollseweg 12, Apeldoorn.
EDOARD & JOHAN VAN DEVENTER maybe contacted through PIET VAN ARNHEM.
Described by FABIAN as a bluffer, a courageous fighter, quite secure but a bad organiser.
Resents getting orders from CNBS.
Overrun.

JOHAN VAN DEVENTER. (see Zone II).

PETRUS. I.O. on staff of PIET VAN ARNHEM (Source JOOP @ VAN AMSTEL 18 March 1945).

GERARD. Civil affairs officer on staff of PIET VAN ARNHEM. He will be concerned mainly with post liberation work (Source JOOP @ VAN AMSTEL 18 Mar 1945).

JOHAN. Officer in command of couriers on staff of PIET VAN ARNHEM (Source JOOP @ VAN AMSTEL).

BOB @ JELT. (Oost, Gelderland). A KP leader (Source: ?).

VAN BUREN. (Betuwe) KP Leader (Source MIMI 6 Jan 1945). (Johannes van Zanten)

ROELOF. (Veluwe). A medical student from Amsterdam, who in Nov 1944 was attached by KAREL @ LANGE JAN (
Jan Thijssen) to FABIAN as liaison officer and assistant. ROELOF, with his fiancee BEP LABOUCHERE, made necessary arrangements for the accommodation of FABIAN. He undertook a dangerous mission for FABIAN from Airborne Division to a Doctor in Amsterdam (DR-X?) in October 1944. Contact of VAN SANTEN C.O.S. of OD (Six).

LA BOUCHERE, BEP. see ROELOF (above).

HALS, FRANS @ DICK. (
Dick Kragt) IS-9 Chief who succeeded HAM (Bram du Bois) who was killed about Nov 1944. Worked with FABIAN, JOOP, etc.




APELDOORN
(Z-70)

KEES (OUDE KEES). (
Kees Stoové) Was KP leader for Apeldoorn, Deventer ,etc. Said to have been indirectly responsible for the death of FRANK (Arnold van Beijnen), PAUL (Esmeijer) and VERSCHOOR owing to his bad security and failure to work. Just before his death (Nov 1944) FRANK had dismissed him and had put JOHAN VAN DEVENTER (see General) in his place, (Soure: BOOT, 23 Jan 1945).

DE JONG. False name of a dominee. Contact address is: Roodkapje at Vaassen (E-7911). Actively collaborated with local resistance. (Source Dr, VAN HAFTER - a line-crosser - Jan 1945).

MARGUERITE. Real name: Mevr. DALLES-BOOT. Sister of BOOT. Contact of JOHAN VAN DEVENTER. Contacted by BOOT during his mission for 2 SF and HRH (
Prins Bernhard) 11 Jan 1945. Instrumental in arranging meetings with JOHAN VAN DEVENTER. Whole family had to dive after arrest of GERRIT PTT @ MEERHOF who had been in the house on 11 Jan 1945 (Source BOOT Jan 1945).

BOOTSMA. Safe address at Apeldoorn where Source stayed for a few days after the arrest of GERRIT Jan 1945. (Source: BOOT 23 Jan 1945).

VAN GANSWIJK. (see Utrecht).

PIET DE BOER.

HANS DE JAGER.

FRITS.

COEN.



TEGELEN (E-80)

FRITS. Leader of local RG. Address: Nachtegaallaan, Tegelen. (Source: VAN BUREN - line-crosser - 4 Jan 1945).



VOORST (E-99)

KLEIBOER
. Schoolteacher. Address: Dahliastraat, Voorst. Contact address for Radio Centre at Twello (Z-80) (Source: ?).



VELP
(E-77)

TEUN @ ALEX. NBS District commander at Velp under PIET VAN ARNHEM (Source: JOOP @ VAN AMSTEL 18 March 1945). Overrun contacted by Brophy.



WAGENINGEN
(E-5878)

Cdt. DOEKES. Cdt OD at Wageningen (Source: BESTENBREURTJE Jan 1945).

FRANS. Cdt KP at Wageningen (Source: Blanca Wiener March 1945).

BEUNING (or KEUNING). KP member. Head of printing firm. Very reliable and has done good work in the past. Has many contacts in resistance and should be very useful in the future. (Source: BESTENBREURTJE).




EDE
(E-5885)

GEUEZE. (see General).

BILL. RVV District commander in Ede. Contacted by Source through KAREL @ LANGE JAN (
Jan Thijssen). Source organised, October-November 1944 escape work, providing a staging post between BILL and PIET DE SPRINGER (of Scherpenzeel) and the Tiel-Group. (Source FABIAN 15 March 1945).
Is commander NBS under PIET VAN ARNHEM (Source: JOOP @ VAN AMSTEL 18 March 1945).
Second in command to PIET VAN ARNHEM.

D.WILDEBOER. Lunterenscheweg 32. "HILLY" Ede. Helpful to GEUEZE, excellent man.

LEX. District commander Ede (presumably KP) (Source: MIMI 19 February 1945). Seen by Major KAY.

ALERTSEN. Safe address given by GEUEZE 16 February 1945. ALERTSEN, Lunterenscheweg 28, Ede. Password:"Ik kom wegens Willem" Answer: "U bedoelt de broeder van Renee".

VAN SPANKEREN. KP member and contact man. Secretary on Youth Organisations. Address: Sonnenhert, Otterlooscheweg, Ede. (Source: BESTENBREURTJE Jan 1945).

THEO (THEO RIETVELDT). Under BILL (GEUEZE)

JANNETJE (J. LAYPERMAN) Buitenzorglaan Ede. Courier (GEUEZE).

DENOY, DAVID. Known to GEUEZE a partisan up in Ede. Later arrested.

JAN VELDHUIZEN. Lives 5883 … … … … up GEUEZE.




RENSWOUDE
(E4988)

WIKSELAAR, JOB. KP man. Garage proprietor. Should be useful for future contacts
(Source: BESTENBREURTJE Jan 1945).

LAGERWEY, Sander. KP man. Farmer at Klein Overren. Very dependable and had done good work. He has a wide circle of resistance acquaintances and should be helpful for further contacts (Source: BESTENBREURTJE Jan 1945).

VAN GINKEL. KP man. Farmer at Wittenoord (Source: BESTENBREURTJE Jan 1945)

VAN DER KRIFT
, Ds. W. KP man. Preacher (Source: BESTENBREURTJE).

VAN DER VLIET, Willem. KP man. Farmer (Source: BESTENBREURTJE Jan 1945)




BARNEVELD (E-5295)

PETER. NBS district commander Barneveld under PIET VAN ARNHEM (Source: JOOP @ VAN AMSTEL 18 March 1945).

WOERDMAN. KP man. Owner of factory on road to Voorthuizen (Source: BESTENBREURTJE Jan 1945).

DICK. Contact of JOOP @ VAN AMSTEL and GOBBO. Resistance member and active in helping onderduikers, escapees, etc.

VAN OMMEN. Has farm (safe address) where GOBBO and party stayed for ten days in February 1945. Contact of JOOP @ VAN AMSTEL (Source: GOBBO 21 March 1945).

STEF @ S.A. VAN DONGEN. Courier. Arrested . GEUEZE ….




TERSCHUUR
bij Barneveld (E-4998)

SCHULD family. KP contacts. Family of farmers at 'De Elleboog'. They have a hut in a very dense pinewood which has been used as a hiding place. (Source: BESTENBREURTJE Jan 1945).

VAN VLIET. KP man. Policeman. Very dependable and has done good work (Source BESTENBREURTJE Jan 1945).




ERMELO (Z-51)

PIET. Commander Brigade Veluwe. (This may well be PIET VELUWE (
Barend Dijkman), who, according to FABIAN was arrested Nov 1944. At the time many weapons were lost in the Veluwe - probably 700) PIET VAN ARNHEM believed that PIET VELUWE talked. (Source: FABIAN 15 March 1945). Yes is is. Is PIET DIJKMAN.




HARDERWIJK (Z-51)

VAN LOON. NBS district commander of Harderwijk under PIET VAN ARNHEM.
(Source JOOP @ VAN AMSTEL (
Joop Piller) 18 March 1945).

BAAKS.





FABIAN. Gilbert-Sadi J.A. KIRSCHEN, aka CAPTAIN KING. Born 6 April 1916 in Brussels, died 26 May 1991. Belgian in command of an SAS team to gather information for Operation Market-Garden, to locate V-2 sites and to organise resistance groups. Dropped in the night of 15/16 September 1944 near Voorthuizen. Mission accomplished and returned 13 March 1945.





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