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1941. The Jewish Sunday market at the Eerste Van Swindenstraat. Photo Stadsarchief Amsterdam / Bart de Kok #amsterdam #worldwar2 #VanSwindenstraat

1941. The Jewish Sunday market at the Eerste Van Swindenstraat. Photo Stadsarchief Amsterdam / Bart de Kok #amsterdam #worldwar2 #VanSwindenstraat

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 concentration camp. June 20th 1943.

1942. Jews who were assigned to forced labor in national labor camps in the Netherlands on their way to the Amstel Station in Amsterdam. The national labor camps were originally established for unemployed Dutch laborers, but in 1942 they were also used to accommodate Jewish forced laborers. Photo Stadsarchief Amsterdam / Bart de Kok. #amsterdam #worldwar2 #1942 #AmstelStation

1942. Jews who were assigned to forced labor in national labor camps in the Netherlands on their way to the Amstel Station in Amsterdam. The national labor camps were originally established for unemployed Dutch laborers, but in 1942 they were also used to accommodate Jewish forced laborers. Photo Stadsarchief Amsterdam / Bart de Kok. #amsterdam #worldwar2 #1942 #AmstelStation

Nederlandsche Handel-Maatschappij / Gebouw De Bazel, Vijzelstraat 32 Vijzelstraat gezien richting Muntplein (Jacob Olie, 1892). In 1917 wordt de westzijde van de straat gesloopt.

Nederlandsche Handel-Maatschappij / Gebouw De Bazel, Vijzelstraat 32 Vijzelstraat gezien richting Muntplein (Jacob Olie, 1892). In 1917 wordt de westzijde van de straat gesloopt.

Gezicht van de Wal op ingang Nieuwe Kerk, met tussen het puin een klok van de Abdijtoren

Gezicht van de Wal op ingang Nieuwe Kerk, met tussen het puin een klok van de Abdijtoren

Prentbriefkaart van het Waterlooplein in Amsterdam met de Mozes en Aäronkerk, ca. 1960. De huizen rechts naast de kerk zijn verdwenen.

Prentbriefkaart van het Waterlooplein in Amsterdam met de Mozes en Aäronkerk, ca. 1960. De huizen rechts naast de kerk zijn verdwenen.

1940. Snoekjesgracht at corner of the Snoekjessteeg. Photo Joods Historic Museum / Jaap van Velzen. #amsterdam #1940

1940. Snoekjesgracht at corner of the Snoekjessteeg. Photo Joods Historic Museum / Jaap van Velzen. #amsterdam #1940

1945. German troops patrolling in front of the Stadsschouwburg on the Leidseplein in Amsterdam. #amsterdam #worldwar2

1945. German troops patrolling in front of the Stadsschouwburg on the Leidseplein in Amsterdam. #amsterdam #worldwar2

Jewish mothers and their children walk to the gas chambers at Birkenau.  This was taken mid-1944, when the extermination process had been ramped up to full speed. Did these people know that death waited at the end of their walk?  By 1944, the adults, at least, must have known.  Even had they heard no rumors, the air itself must have been thick with the stink of burning flesh.

Jewish mothers and their children walk to the gas chambers at Birkenau. This was taken mid-1944, when the extermination process had been ramped up to full speed. Did these people know that death waited at the end of their walk? By 1944, the adults, at least, must have known. Even had they heard no rumors, the air itself must have been thick with the stink of burning flesh.

1940 - 1945. People inline in front of the store of a potato dealer in Amsterdam. © NIOD #amsterdam #worldwar2

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

1940 - 1945. People inline in front of the store of a potato dealer in Amsterdam. © NIOD #amsterdam #worldwar2

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

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

1944 - 1945. View of a broken up street in Amsterdam during the Hunger Winter. During the Winter of 1944-1945 Dutch rail workers went on strike to stop the Germans, who then punished them by putting a hold on all maritime transport. This cut off all food and fuel delivery. More than 20,000 people lost their lives in Amsterdam and the western part of the Netherlands during the winter of 1944-1945. #amsterdam #wordwar2 #hongerwinter

1944 - 1945. View of a broken up street in Amsterdam during the Hunger Winter. During the Winter of 1944-1945 Dutch rail workers went on strike to stop the Germans, who then punished them by putting a hold on all maritime transport. This cut off all food and fuel delivery. More than 20,000 people lost their lives in Amsterdam and the western part of the Netherlands during the winter of 1944-1945. #amsterdam #wordwar2 #hongerwinter

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

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