Internment Camp


  • The Summer of 1945 The Summer of 1945 About fourteen days after the liberation of Westerbork, with almost all the remaining former Jewish prisoners still there, it changed its purpose; it became an internment camp for the NSB and collaborators.MEER
  • September to December 1947 September to December 1947 After the first few months of chaos, turmoil and very poor conditions, living conditions improved in the Westerbork Internment Camp. The camp came under the supervision of the Directorate-General for Special Justice from early 1946.MEER
  • 1948 1948 On 1 st December, 1948, internment ended. A large number of the prisoners had already been released.MEER