Bas von Benda-Beckmann
Bas von Benda-Beckmann (b. 1976) currently works as a historian at the Anne Frank Foundation. He received his PhD from the University of Amsterdam, where he wrote his dissertation about the German historiography of the Allied bombings during the Second World War. Previous books include The Velser Affair, which was shortlisted for the Libris History Prize, and The Oranjehotel, which garnered equally high praise. This latest work builds on previous historical research by Erika Prins, Esther Göbel, Gertjan Broek and Teresien da Silva.