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GERMANS TAKE PARIS

GERMANS TAKE PARIS

Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp c.1945

Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp c.1945

Uit het kanaal getakeld. 1929, Amsterdam.

Uit het kanaal getakeld. 1929, Amsterdam.

1942. Sealing off the Jewish quarters at the Kloveniersburgwal in Amsterdam. #amsterdam #worldwar2

1942. Sealing off the Jewish quarters at the Kloveniersburgwal in Amsterdam. #amsterdam #worldwar2

Eerste Kattenburgerdwarsstraat 2-12 · juni 1894

Eerste Kattenburgerdwarsstraat 2-12 · juni 1894

On Sunday 20 June 1943 the last remaining Jews in South Amsterdam and parts of East Amsterdam were rounded up. They were gathered on this square among others, before being transported by train to Westerbork transit camp. In total, 5542 Jews were rounded up and transported. Most of them were sent on to extermination camps Auschwitz-Birkenau, Bergen-Belsen and Sobibor.

On Sunday 20 June 1943 the last remaining Jews in South Amsterdam and parts of East Amsterdam were rounded up. They were gathered on this square among others, before being transported by train to Westerbork transit camp. In total, 5542 Jews were rounded up and transported. Most of them were sent on to extermination camps Auschwitz-Birkenau, Bergen-Belsen and Sobibor.

Amsterdam May 1945. Remnants of homes in the Jewish Quarter in Amsterdam. Photo Nederland Fotomuseum / Cas Oorthuys #amsterdam #worldwar2

Amsterdam May 1945. Remnants of homes in the Jewish Quarter in Amsterdam. Photo Nederland Fotomuseum / Cas Oorthuys #amsterdam #worldwar2

the Jewish ghetto in Amsterdam, 1940s This is an example of the Jewish Ghettos used during World War II. The wire fence shown separated them from the rest of society.

the Jewish ghetto in Amsterdam, 1940s This is an example of the Jewish Ghettos used during World War II. The wire fence shown separated them from the rest of society.

A Jewish family in the sports complex on the Olympiaplein in Amsterdam, awaiting deportation to Westerbork concentration camp. June 20th 1943.

A Jewish family in the sports complex on the Olympiaplein in Amsterdam, awaiting deportation to Westerbork concentration camp. June 20th 1943.

Netherlands The occupation of this neutral country by Nazi Germany starts on 10 May 1940. Dutch forces capitulate 5 days later after the bombing of Rotterdam. On May 5, 1945, the whole country is liberated when German forces surrender to Canadian Forces.

Netherlands The occupation of this neutral country by Nazi Germany starts on 10 May 1940. Dutch forces capitulate 5 days later after the bombing of Rotterdam. On May 5, 1945, the whole country is liberated when German forces surrender to Canadian Forces.

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