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The German ultimatum ordering the Dutch commander of Rotterdam to cease fire was delivered to him at 10:30 a.m. on May 14, 1940.  At 1:22 p.m., German bombers set the whole inner city of Rotterdam ablaze, killing 30,000 of its inhabitants.  (OWI)<br />
NARA FILE #:  208-PR-10L-3<br />
WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #:  1334
HD-SN-99-02993
The German ultimatum ordering the Dutch commander of Rotterdam to cease fire was delivered to him at 10:30 a.m. on May 14, 1940. At 1:22 p.m., German bombers set the whole inner city of Rotterdam ablaze, killing 30,000 of its inhabitants. (OWI)
NARA FILE #: 208-PR-10L-3
WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 1334

Filename: FILE_HD-SN-99-02993.JPEG
Source: Via Agence Quebec Presse
Date: 14 May 1940
Location: UNKNOWN
Credit: Via Agence Quebec Presse
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