In Potsdam there is no time for culture, here Stalin, Churchill and Truman discuss the future of Germany
. It still takes some getting used to seeing Truman with the Big Three, replacing the recently deceased Roosevelt. Even before the conference would end Churchill had to leave too, because the people of England would elect Clement Attlee.
The foster child from Delft that we have been following for the last couple of months Aadje, has also arrived home
. He has regained his strength, knows a little Frisian and misses his foster parents and friends from Noordbergum. It goes both ways: “Aadje left a void.”
It was not until Juli 1946 that camp Jodensavanne was closed and the alleged NSB members were sent back to the Netherlands. Some sued the Dutch government because they were locked up for years without any form of trail or evidence. They demanded a compensation, which they never received.
The man involved with the death of some prisoners, Jan Meyer, was send back to the Dutch-East-Indies and promoted. During the war he would be awarded the Willemsorde there. He immigrated to the United States and became an American citizen. He never made a statement on the death of the two prisoners. The offspring was given money.