Willem and Gerritdina van der Sluis got married in 1942, and lived in a house that was attached to their workshop in Bergentheim, the Netherlands. Willem, a house painter by profession, joined the Dutch underground. Soon after their marriage, the couple began hiding a number of people, among them Sallie Lindeman. Willem paid with his life for his activities in the Dutch underground.
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