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Schietpartij op de Dam / Shooting at Dam square Amsterdam
On the 8th. of May World War II came to an end; photo by the Nationaal Archief in the Netherlands; photo: “World War II. Liberation day (1945). The National Dutch Archive comments: “People seeking shelter behind lamp-posts at Dam square Amsterdam after German troops opened fire at the celebrating masses (22 killed, 120 injured).” [comment by Nationaal Archief] Schietpartij op de Dam / Shooting at Dam square Amsterdam Originally uploaded by Nationaal Archief / http://www.spaarnestadphoto.nl/
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  1. frizztext says:

    thank you for reblogging!

  2. That is a tragic story. May this remind people that war is evil and should never happen again. Great post!

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