November 23, 2014

Han Jordaan

A relative of Dutch SOE agent Han Jordaan is searching for a British family who knew him during his training in Preston, Lancashire (presumably during his wireless operator scheme in the area). Having lived in Manchester at the beginning of the war, the twenty-three-year-old Jordaan was parachuted into Holland and arrested in May 1942, becoming one of the first victims of the Abwehr's Nordpol operations. He died in Mauthausen concentration camp three years later, just before its liberation.

Lancashire Evening Post article: http://bit.ly/hjordaan