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1942. Jewish citizens gather at the Muiderpoortstation in Amsterdam before their deportation to transit camp Westerbork. #amsterdam #worldwar2 #Muiderpoortstation

Jewish citizens gather at the Muiderpoortstation in Amsterdam before their deportation to transit camp Westerbork.

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.

This is a picture of a Jewish ghetto in Amsterdam in during World War II. The wire fence shown separated them from the rest of society; the creation of Jewish ghettos was one of the ways Hitler made future concentration camps seem more normal.

1943. Jewish citizens on their way to an assembly point near the Muiderpoort station. #amsterdam #worldwar2

Jewish citizens are waiting at an assembly point in Amsterdam for deportation to transition camp Westerbork.

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Digitale Bibliotheek voor de Nederlandse Letteren (The Digital Library of Dutch Literature is a collection of primary and secondary information on Dutch language and literature in its historical, societal and cultural context.

June 1942. A hectic crowd on a platform near a departing train at the Centraal Station in Amsterdam with presumably Jews who were forced to work in national labor camps. A police officer on horseback monitors the crowd. Photo Stadsarchief Amsterdam / Bart de Kok. #amsterdam #worldwar2 #1942 #CentraalStation

June 1942. A hectic crowd on a platform near a departing train at the Centraal Station in Amsterdam with presumably Jews who were forced to work in national labor camps. A police officer on horseback monitors the crowd. Photo Stadsarchief Amsterdam / Bart de Kok. #amsterdam #worldwar2 #1942 #CentraalStation

1940 - 1945. During German occupation of the Netherlands signs were translated into German. In the photo: On this handheld road sign the Dutch word "Stop" has been translated into German "Halt". #amsterdam #worldwar2

1940 - During German occupation of the Netherlands signs were translated into German. In the photo: On this handheld road sign the Dutch word "Stop" has been translated into German "Halt".

A German soldier is attacked by a group of Dutch civilians and members of the Dutch Resistance on the Rokin in Amsterdam during the liberation of the city from the German garrison as the Canadian Army rolled into the city.

A German soldier is attacked by a group of Dutch civilians and members of the Dutch Resistance on the Rokin in Amsterdam during the liberation of the city from the German garrison as the Canadian Army rolled into the city.

Sealing off the Jewish quarters at the Kloveniersburgwal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (1942).

Sealing off the Jewish quarters at the Kloveniersburgwal, Amsterdam, 1942

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 u

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 Nazi concentration camp in north Holland.

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