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14 May 1940

14   May   1940




Rotterdam  was  brung
Gotterdammerung  




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Note
(a )  In 1940 the Germans bombed  most of the city 
centre of Rotterdam,   killing thousands  of civilians 
and destroying  the city centre.
(b )   “Gotterdammerung”  is a German word meaning total 
destruction. The word is also the title of an opera.



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