What Happened When The Germans Invade The Netherlands?

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When the germans invaded the Netherlands it ruined many of the Jews lives and their family’s lives. My essay is about what happened to the Jews when the Germans invaded the Netherlands. One of my main topics in my essay is that it was very bad for the Jews when the Germans invaded the Netherlands. Another topic of my essay is how it was like for a Jew to live there at the time. My last topic for for my topic is food and health of the Jews during World War II. Those are my topics for this essay.

When the Germans invaded the Netherlands it was very bad for the Jews. The Germans invaded the Netherlands on may 10th 1940. The invasion resulted in 2,300 military and civilian 3,000 deaths. 2,500 German aircrafts bombed the Netherlands during the invasion. The invasion of the Germans landed in the city of Blitzkrieg. The Jews were banned from being in the civil service of the Netherlands. In 1941 of January the Jews were required to sign in as Jews. 159,806 Jews signed in as Jews. 25,000 of the Jews fled from the Netherlands. That is why it was bad for the Jews when the Germans invaded the Netherlands.
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On april 29, 1942 all Jews were required to wear the star of david on their clothing. Several hundred Jews were arrested and sent to Buchenwald and Mauthausen concentration camps. In Amsterdam the Jews were sent to Westerbork concentration camp. In the four years the Germans were in the Netherlands they deported 107,000 Jews to concentration camps. That is what the Germans did to the Jews in the

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