Today in World War II History

70 Years Ago—Feb. 28, 1944: The Gestapo raids the home of Corrie ten Boom in Haarlem, the Netherlands, and arrests 30 family members & friends, but 6 Jews in hiding are not discovered. All but Corrie, Betsie, and their father Casper are released. Casper died 10 days later, and Betsie died in Ravensbrück on December 16, 1944. Corrie ten Boom survived the war and wrote her moving account, The Hiding Place.