Cornelia "Corrie" ten Boom (15 April 1892 – 15 April 1983) was a Dutch
watchmaker and Christian who, along with her father and other family members,
helped many Jews escape .... Corr...
Discover the life of Corrie ten Boom, who helped save hundreds of Jewish ...
Corrie ten Boom and her family helped Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust .... She
received many tributes, including being knighted by the queen of the Netherlands
This faith led them to hide Jews, students who refused to cooperate with the
Nazis, ... Through these activities, the Ten Boom family and their many friends
Corrie credits her father's example in inspiring her to help the Jews of ... I would
consider that the greatest honor that could come to my family'" (Ten Boom, 1971,
p. ... Although for many people, the concentration camp would have been the end
of ... I know that God has forgiven me for the cruel things I did there, but I ...
Corrie ten Boom was born in 1892, to a family of Dutch Reformed faith in the ...
many members of the ten Boom family became involved in resistance efforts.
Corrie and her sister, Betsie, began to hide Jews within their family home. ... Of
the ten Boom family members who had been arrested, all were released save
Sep 25, 2014 ... The Corrie ten Boom Museum website explains why, and what happened to them
: ... family and their many friends saved the lives of an estimated 800 Jews, ...
sister Betsie, would die at the hands of the Nazis for what they did.
Did Corrie ten Boom do the right thing when she lied to the Germans? ...
Reasons for lying about hiding Jews: It is more important to save lives than to
worry about ... more powerful instrument in one of the many hollow spaces
beneath the old ...
Apr 15, 2015 ... Although Hitler's government ("the Reich") ignored such pleas, many Dutch
citizens did all they could to protect ... Some non-Jewish Dutch citizens - like
Casper ten Boom, an elderly ... So did several other members of his family. ...
Corrie and her family ultimately helped to save 800 people - through a ...
Would you be willing to risk your own life to save theirs? That is exactly what
Corrie ten Boom's family did in Holland in 1943. ... At first I thought it was one of
the many drills we had practiced to hide the Jews who now lived with my family.
Feb 18, 2013 ... She helped many Jews escape and was eventually imprisoned in a
concentration ... He often did much of his work for free when people were unable
to pay. .... Corrie Ten Boom wrote many books after the war but her most ...