Gerard de Ruiter

  • Born in the Netherlands
  • 1943: Participation in the resistance, imprisonment
  • Transfer to the Berlin-Lichterfelde subcamp, forced labour as a concentration camp inmate at construction sites of the Reich capital “Germania“ and defusing bombs
  • 1945: Death march from Sachsenhausen, escape
  • After 1945: Returned home
  • Since the 1990s: Appearances as witness
  • Gerard de Ruiter died in 2014.