expert advice for graphic novel 'Franklin. Een Nederlands bevrijdingsverhaal' (Franklin. A Dutch liberation story)

Activity: Expert adviceSocietal


Historical advice for a graphic novel about Afro-American US soldiers in the Netherlands during World War II (1944-45) and their relationships with Dutch women. The book by Marga Altena, Brian Elstak and Lyanne Tonk is titled 'Franklin. Een Nederlands bevrijdingsverhaal (Franklin. A Dutch liberation story) and was publsihed in September 2019
PeriodJun 2018Sep 2019
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • World War II
  • Afro-Americans
  • Netherlands
  • multicultural society