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'The Destroyed City' Memorial Rotterdam

This memorial, called ‘The Destroyed City", commemorates the bombardment of Rotterdam on 14 May 1940. It was created by Ossip Zadkine in 1953. The statue is made of bronze and about six metres tall.

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  • Text: Pieter Schlebaum
  • Photos: Dick de Bruijne (1,2,3) & Pieter Schlebaum (4,5)