1941 - The first raid in the Jewish quarter in Amsterdam. Jews were herded on the Jonas Daniel Meijer Square. 425 Jewish men were rounded up and deported to the concentration camps Mauthausen and Buchenwald.
Tweede Wereldoorlog. Wachtmeester van de WA Hendrik Evert Koot wordt onder grote belangstelling en met veel WA-vertoon naar begraafplaats Zorgvliet vervoerd. Hier trekt de stoet door de Ferdinand Bolstraat. Koot kwam om tijdens een treffen in de Amsterdamse Jodenbuurt van WA-mannen en een knokploeg communisten. Nederland, Amsterdam, 17 februari 1941.
May 6, 1945. Employees of the Red Cross help victims of a gun fight between the BS and German military forces who wanted to leave Amsterdam by truck. The headquarters of the BS was located on the Amstelveenseweg. When the truck passed by the BS headquarters a gun fight erupted. Photo ANP Historisch Archief Community / C. Breijer #amsterdam #1945
May 1943. Two men awaiting transportation to the Muiderpoortstation. Jews who were rounded up in Amsterdam-Centrum were first transported to an area near the Muiderpoortstation. From there they were transported by train to transition camp Westerbork. After they spend some time at Westerbork they were deported to concentration camps Auschwitz-Birkenau, Bergen-Belsen, and Sobibor. Only 11,000 of the 80,000 Jews of Amsterdam survived the occupation. #amsterdam #worldwar2 #Muiderpoortstation