Destruction in the Netherlands (Rotterdam, 14 May 1940)

In May 1940, air raids and bombing sorties carried out by the Luftwaffe destroy a large part of Rotterdam’s Old Town.

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Source: Still Picture Records LICON, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001. NWDNS. 208. PR. 10L(3). Arc Identifier: 535 917.
German bombers set the whole inner city of Rotterdam ablaze. Rotterdam: Office for Emergency Management. Office of War Information, 14/05/1940. Black and White.

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Destruction in the Netherlands (Rotterdam, 14 May 1940)