Frayed But Not Torn

The Conclusion of – A Father’s Legacy Netherlands- 1944 Under the boot of German occupation the Netherlands quickly changed.  The carefree and peaceful life of each Hollander had been drastically effected. Their freedoms, country, peaceful existence, and common humanities had been replaced with oppression, harsh restrictions, cruelties, and unrelenting persecution. Horror’s stood in common place…

Separated but Not Broken

A Continuance of – A Father’s Legacy On February 28, 1944  the Nazi’s stormed the humble watchmakers shop.  It marked the beginning of the end for several of the ten Boom family as they were forced to walk the road towards imprisonment and/or death.   At the prodding of gunpoint, six family members were marched…

Threads Do Not Unravel

A Continuance of –  A Father’s Legacy The February 28, 1944 raid took over 20 people from the watch makers shop.  Six ten Booms family members, Casper, Betsie, Corrie, Willem, Nollie, and Peter were all taken to Scheveningen prison.  Three were later released, three were not. Casper’s son Willem ten Boom, named after his grandfather,…