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” 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, […]

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’ […]