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Liberation Route Audio spot - Drama on the Maas

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On the 11th of November 1944, a ferry accident occurred at Kessel.

On the 11th of November 1944, a ferry accident occurred at Kessel. German soldiers force seven inhabitants of Belfeld to cross the Maas on the ferry. The ferryman refuses to cooperate, the ferry is loaded incorrectly, awash with water and heavily overloaded. But orders are orders. The ferry capsizes and sinks. Men and horses drown in river Maas.

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Liberation Route luisterplek Beesel - Drama op de Maas
Sint Jorisstraat
5954 AN BEESEL
Netherlands