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Moerdijk bridges - may 1940

The Moerdijk bridges from the air, taken during the May war from a German recon plane. The bottom of the picture points northwards, e.g. to Willemsdorp. To the top-right the village Moerdijk.

In the top right the parachutes in the fields. On the north end [bottom of the photo] some parachutes very close to the Dutch defences.

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