Originally Posted by Ted
In 1944 a little village in Holland suffered severly because of German revenge.
a) What was the name of the village?
2) Why was it punished and how?
The name of the village was Putten.
After a Dutch resistance attack on a German staff car in which 1 German officer was killed,
the Germans burned down a number of buildings in the village and sent 600 men of the village to concentration camps. Only around 50 survived, to return after the war.