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1941 - 1941. Checkpoint on the bridge of Kloveniersburg between Rusland en Raamgracht. In the background the Zuiderkerk. Foto: Charles Breijer. #amsterdam #worldwar2

1945. When the city ran out of fuel to run the ferry service across Het IJ between Amsterdam and the Amsterdam-North they lined up a number of ferry’s to create a temporary bridge. #amsterdam #worldwar2 #HetIJ

The Nieuwmarkt around 1940. In the background the Bloedstraat. A few years later the square was used by the Nazis as a collection point for Jews who had been rounded up to be sent to the concentration camps. Photo by Eilers and Bernard F. #nieuwmarkt #amsterdam #worldwar2

Hunger Winter 1944 - 1945. Dutch family in Amsterdam sitting around a stove while woman cuts up sugar beets. More than 20,000 people lost their lives in Amsterdam and the Western part of the Netherland during the winter of 1944-1945. #amsterdam #worldwar2

The story of Anne Frank: Reactions to the diary of Anne Frank

1940 - 1945. Black market traders offer their wares on the street in Amsterdam. Photo © Cas Oorthuys/Nederlands Fotomuseum #amsterdam #worldwar2

May 1940. Clouds of smoke over the IJ. British armed forces set petrol depots on fire to prevent them coming into Nazi hands. #amsterdam #1940

1945. BS-ers arresting German soldiers on the Schinkelhavenkade. In the background the Sloterkade. #amsterdam #worldwar2

1941. Entrance to the Jewish Quarter in Amsterdam. The Jewish Quarter in Amsterdam during the second world war included the Jodenbreestraat, Uilenburg, Vlooienburg, Waterlooplein, Rapenburg Nieuwe Herengracht, Nieuwmarkt, Sint Antoniesbreestraat, de Plantage, Weesperstraat and Weesperplein up to the Nieuwe Kerkstraat. During the occupation the German occupier placed large fences around the neighborhood. Only 11,000 of the 80,000 Jews of Amsterdam survived the war. #amsterdam #worldwar2