Mini-story number 114

Appendix to newsletter 128, December 2012.
4 Pages. 4 Pictures
The writer Piet Hoefsloot lived with his family at the Eusebiusbuitensingel close to the
Arnhem bridge. He was the eldest of 11 children and in their house lived also their
grandmother with a nurse and an aunt. From their house they had a view over the ramp of the bridge.
On Tuesday the 19th of September it became too dangerous as the surrounding houses were set on fire and the whole family left the house in a procession carrying a white sheet.
In this ministory Piet Hoefsloot tells about his experiences during the first 3 days of fighting
in the bridge area and how his family managed to reach the saver north of Arnhem after these days.