My portfolio

Below you will find examples of my work, meetings, education and newspaper articles.

2024: WW2 exhibition which I co-organized. This in the library at my work; the HAN University of Applied Sciences. On display are four cabinets with books, teaching methods, teaching suitcases, personal objects and militaria. The target group are students from the studies Primary school teacher, History, Dutch and German.
2023: Giving a presentation about both my grandfathers’ war past. This in the seminar room of the German military cemetery in Lommel (Belgium). The audience was very interested and asked many questions.

2023: Carrying out maintenance work on hundreds of war graves. First of all, removing moss and algae from the tombstone, then treating it with a pesticide, and finally coloring the name plate. This at the German military cemetery in Lommel (Belgium). Here I worked as a summer volunteer with the Volksbund.
2019 & 2021: As an information officer I worked at the Horsa Glider Project. This because of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem. We received many British veterans and thousands of visitors. Prince Charles also visited the glider. We spoke briefly about the project and the airborne troops. For the occasion I am dressed in a British WW2 uniform. Photographer: Devi from Renkum.Nieuws.nl
2019: Newspaper article Fort Breendonk Belgium. Here I worked as a volunteer.
2018: Newspaper article about Lern- und Gedenkort Schloss Hartheim in Österreich. Here I worked as an ASF summer volunteer.
2017: Newspaper article Concentration Camp Buchenwald Germany. Here I worked as a volunteer.
2017: Newspaper article about the work on Gedenkweg Buchenwald-Bahn in Germany. Here I worked as an ASF summer volunteer for the second time.
2017: Education day in Veghel which I co-organized. 500 students participated and the average teacher rating was 8.1 (Dutch rating system).
2014 – 2015: Souvenir of my year abroad in Germany. I lived and worked in Kreis Kleve (Nordrhein-Westfalen) for a year.
2014 – 2015: During this year abroad I worked as a tourism employee at the German Municipality of Kranenburg. For example, I worked at the tourist office, during events and at holiday fairs.
2014: Website made by me for Museumship Mercuur.
2010 – 2011: During my studies I had contact with many time witnesses and I wrote down their memories. That is how I got to know Marion Blumenthal Lazan during the study trip to the Bergen-Belsen camp. As a German-Jewish girl she had been imprisoned there and after the war she emigrated to America.
2010 – 2011: I wrote a blog about the study trips to places of memory in the Netherlands and Germany. For example about Camp Westerbork, Camp Amersfoort, Camp Vught and the Hollandsche Schouwburg.
2010: Internship at the Dutch Royal Navy. Sailing days on the North Sea.
2010: Website made by me about the Atlanticwall.

2009: Film co-made by me for Museum Bronbeek and the Dutch Ministry of Defence.

2009: Article written by me for the Ministry of Defence: “War love in the Dutch East Indies”. (About a conscripted marine and his sweetheart).
2009: Article written by me for the Ministry of Defense: “Living without legs”. (About the accident of a young sailor).
2009: Article written by me for the Ministry of Defense: “Tasting forbidden”. (About a former chef of the aircraft carrier Hr.Ms. Karel Doorman).
2009: Article written by me for the Ministry of Defense: “The recovered submarine”. (About the boat Hr.Ms. O-22, which sank in 1940).
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