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October 23, 1988 | PAUL CHUTKOW
Forty-four years have passed, but for Jannie Brandes, that eerie, dreadful morning of Aug. 8, 1944, often seems like only yesterday. Even now she can see that train, that train waiting for her here at Amsterdam's Central Station. "It was a very still summer morning," she says, "beautiful weather, the sun was shining, dew was still on the leaves, the night cold still hung over the city. We were taken to Amsterdam Central Station. Under guard, of course.
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August 5, 1991 | JOCELYN Y. STEWART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Her friends in the little town of Meezenbroek, Holland, were shocked when 81-year-old Tiny Steenge announced she was going to America. It was a daring and costly feat for an ailing widow, living on a meager pension. But daring acts are nothing new to Steenge. In 1943, with Hitler's army wreaking havoc in Holland, Steenge, a Gentile, took in two Jewish boys whose families had been sent to Nazi concentration camps.
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August 5, 1991 | JOCELYN Y. STEWART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Her friends in the little town of Meezenbroek, Holland, were shocked when 81-year-old Tiny Steenge announced she was going to America. It was a daring and costly feat for an ailing widow, living on a meager pension. But daring acts are nothing new to Steenge. In 1943, with Hitler's army wreaking havoc in Holland, Steenge, a Gentile, took in two Jewish boys whose families had been sent to Nazi concentration camps.
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January 28, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
The two Nazi war criminals reported to be directly responsible for sending Anne Frank and her family to their deaths along with thousands of other Dutch Jews were freed from prison Friday and repatriated to West Germany. The last surviving Nazi war criminals imprisoned since World War II were freed shortly after Parliament voted during an emergency session not to interfere with a plan to release them, Prime Minister Ruud Lubbers said.
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January 28, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
The two Nazi war criminals reported to be directly responsible for sending Anne Frank and her family to their deaths along with thousands of other Dutch Jews were freed from prison Friday and repatriated to West Germany. The last surviving Nazi war criminals imprisoned since World War II were freed shortly after Parliament voted during an emergency session not to interfere with a plan to release them, Prime Minister Ruud Lubbers said.
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October 23, 1988 | PAUL CHUTKOW
Forty-four years have passed, but for Jannie Brandes, that eerie, dreadful morning of Aug. 8, 1944, often seems like only yesterday. Even now she can see that train, that train waiting for her here at Amsterdam's Central Station. "It was a very still summer morning," she says, "beautiful weather, the sun was shining, dew was still on the leaves, the night cold still hung over the city. We were taken to Amsterdam Central Station. Under guard, of course.
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