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Leveled city of Rotterdam resulting from ignored German ultimatum ordering Dutch commander of city to cease fire delivered to him at 10:30 a.m. on May 14, 1940; at 1:22 p.m., German bombers set whole inner city of Rotterdam ablase, killing 30,000 of its. . inhabitants.

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  • Date: 1940
  • Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands, The
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Wwii, Air Raids On, Netherlands, Rotterdam, Cities, Ruins, Wars, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_179844
  • Credits: NATIONAL ARCHIVES

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