In might 1970 the twenty fifth anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands was once celebrated within the King's Library of the British Museum with an ex­ hibition of Dutch clandestine printing. The books proven have been a part of the enormous assortment assembled within the intervening years by means of omit Anna Simoni during her respectable tasks within the division. it's been made up our minds that the dimensions and caliber of this assortment justify the book of a list. For this, and the whole indexes which were supplied, credits is usually as a result of leave out Simoni. The British Library Board needs to precise its deep appreciation of the generosity of the donors and helpers whose names are pointed out within the advent. ok. B. Gardner relevant Keeper division of published Books advent the second one global warfare observed German rule prolonged over many nations the place the general public have been essentially against the Nazi ide­ ology. In most of these enslaved international locations Resistance hobbies sprang up and so they took a number of varieties, the most vital of which used to be the paintings of the unlawful press. within the Netherlands, as in other places, lower than­ flooring newspapers have been of the best political value. even as quite a few pamphlets helped to reinforce the peo­ ple's will to proceed the fight and to shape public opinion on destiny advancements.

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