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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

1945-1950. View on the Gewestelijk Arbeidsbureau (GWA) at the Nieuwe Doelenstraat in Amsterdam. The resistance movement in Amsterdam committed on January 1945 an attack on the Gewestelijk Arbeidsbureau to sabotage the registration of men forced to work in the German war industries. Six workers at the Gewestelijk Arbeidsbureau were killed and 3 wounded. As reprisal five prisoners were executed on January 8 and on January 18 eleven GAB-workers on the Amsteldijk at Rozenoord. #amsterdam…

1945. Members of the resistants movement are transporting wapens from the studenthouse Dido to a hiding place at the Rechtboomsloot in Amsterdam. #amsterdam #worldwar2 #Rechtboomsloot

1945. A food transport ship guarded by German troops at the Schinkelkade in Amsterdam. Photo Charles Breijer. #amsterdam #1945 #Schinkelkade

1944 - 1945. Women searching for coal near Het IJ in Amsterdam. During the hongerwinter in Amsterdam there’s was no petrol, no electricity and very little food. There were 40,000 malnourished children in the big cities, including Amsterdam, during the hongerwinter. More than 20,000 people lost their lives in Amsterdam and the western part of the Netherlands during the winter of 1944-1945. Photo Nederlands Fotomuseum / Charles Breijer. #amsterdam #worldwar2

1970's. Bickerseiland in Amsterdam. #amsterdam #1970 #bickerseiland

12-7-1946 - Traditional sale of Christmas trees on the Singel. In the background the Munttoren. Source: International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam.

May 1945. Military truck at the Leidseplein in Amsterdam. Photo Marjan Hielken / Jacob Merkelbach. #amsterdam #worldwar2 #Leidseplein

1940 - 1945. Aerial view of the Hollandia-Kattenburg & Co manufacturing complex at the Valkenweg in Amsterdam-Noord. During the nazi-occupation of Amsterdam the factory made uniforms for the Wehrmacht. Of the 740 people that were employed at the factory, 367 were Jewish. In the first few years of the war these employees and their families were exempt from deportation. Later, in 1942, they were deported to concentration camps. #amsterdam #worldwar2 #HollandiaKattenburg