Amsterdam WWII Era and Before

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I didn’t even notice the bike until after I had completed editing the images, saved it and then had a close look at the finished side by side image. That’s just beyond mere coincidence. Creepy.

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This was a tough one to fin but I think it’s pretty cool how it reaches back almost 125 years ago. Just think of the epic history those children lived through for better or worse. Kind of haunting. An the alley still remains.

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SS headquarter, Dam Square 1941, now and H&M.

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Nieuwe Teertuinen with Sloterdijkerbrug Bridge 1890.

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Rijks Museum 1941

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Occupation of Amsterdam, 1940.

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Pumping Station Haarlemmerweg, Amsterdam 1900

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German art theft from the Rijks Museum in Amsterdam.

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Anne Frank House.

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Rijks Museum 1897

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