Even though the Second World War ended nearly 74 years ago, this war, and the events that happened during it, still have a profound effect on Dutch society.
WWII has become the standard for measuring what is right and what is wrong, who was right and who was wrong and how we, as a society, think about how a person, a government, a country should behave.
On the evening of May 4th, every year, this country remembers those who perished in WWII. In an effort to explore why WWII is of such importance and why remembering this war is still so important to Dutch society, Liesbeth Suchard will talk about some of the events that her Jewish family endured during those war years. — in Amsterdam, Netherlands.