Sabotage against Aalborg Straw Goods Factory 08-07-1943
Aalborg Halmvarefabrik on fire after the sabotage on July 8th 1943.
Situation plan of the crime scene and the surrounding area. Notice also Carlsen’s garages, where the day before there had been sabotage.
The factory viewed from the southwest.
Outline of the straw factory.
The factory viewed from the northeast.
The factory viewed from the south side. The red arrow shows where the so called ”time pencil” detonators, the time-setting devices of the explosive charge, were found.
The south corner of the factory. Probably the hotbed. The red arrow shows where the so called time pencil detonators, the time-setting devices of the explosive charge, were found.
The company traded on a small scale with the Wehrmacht, who had previously kept stock in the factory. The owner was, in his own words, "New European" minded. Both explosive charges and firebombs were probably used in the sabotage.
Jyllandsgade / Sønderbro 2
Hegn' og Henrich Thomsen