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Gerst wrote:Three cease-fires were negotiated, the 1st with the help of the Red Cross was initiated by tbe Germans (von Kluge) who used the retext of a German navy man's death at the hands of the "resistence" to force all males over 15 to get out." The announcement was made through the mayor of Rosendael but was extended to other towns. One source (German document) puts the number of evauees at 62,500. The date of this was
September 10, 1944. Sixty seriously wounded Germans were also evaciuated...
Gerst wrote:You have the wrong von Kluge, my friend. This is his brother, the commander of the German 226th Infantry Division. He left Dunkirk by S-Boot and was re-assigned.
JPK wrote:Février 1945.
A well know photo of Dunkerque under Frisius rule.
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