Harry’s Story, Outtake #6 – A Glimpse of Aartswoud, North Holland Today

Aartswould Holland today is a quiet farming community north of Amsterdam. This is the village where Harry grew up when he experienced the Nazi occupation from 1940-1945.  A focal point […]

Harry’s Story, Outtake #5 – Baking a Cake for the Nazi Soldiers

Harry explains how German soldiers would enter their home and demand his Mother and Aunt to bake them a cake. The documentary, ‘Harry’s Story’ is about the childhood memories of […]

“Harry’s Story” Screened at Lennox & Addington County Museum

Harry and Fim Andringa attended the screening of the documentary “Harry’s Story” at the Lennox and Addington County Museum and Archives on November 25, 2017.  Organized by Rob Plumley (Community […]

Harry’s Story, Outtake #4 – Money was Worthless – Trading for Food

During the Nazi occupation of Holland, Dutch money was worthless. To get food citizens traded anything of value to receive a bag of grain or other food. Harry tells an […]

Harry’s Story, Outtake #3 – How the Underground Helped Us Hide Jews

In this outtake Harry describes how the local Mayor chosen by the Nazis was threatening Harry’s family because they were hiding Jews from the Nazis.  A local policeman who was […]

Harry’s Story, Outtake #2 – How We Played Cards At Night

In Outtake #2 Harry explains his role of riding his bike in a way that illuminated the card table when his father and Uncle played cards at night. The documentary, […]

Harry’s Story Documentary to be Shown in Napanee Nov 25, 2017

Harry’s Story will receive another public screening, this time in Napanee at the Lennox & Addington County Museum and Archives. The date is November 25th, 2017 at 2 pm.  Admission […]

Tweed News: Harry’s Story Launch at Lions Hall – Standing Room Only

Tweed News – Harry’s Story Launch at Northbrook Lions Hall Click link to see full story.  Thanks to Shannon Binder Bray for coming to the launch and writing the story […]

Harry’s Story, Outtake #1- Hiding Jews from the Nazis – Sonya and Esther

This is the first outtake from Harry’s Story. Harry explains where his little sister Sonya hid during Nazi home inspections as well as Sonya’s mother Esther. The documentary, ‘Harry’s Story’ […]

“Harry’s Story” Documentary Completed – Available Free for Public Showing

Thank you  for visiting our blog. Harry’s Story documentary is now complete and is available free, online.  Harry Andringa kindly let Ken and Cathy Hook interview him and ask questions […]