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PC 11 (A.78-26)

Title: John Plantje fonds (German Occupation of Holland Postcards)

Dates: 1940

Extent: 37 photographs, black and white

Historical Note: On May 10, 1940, German troops invaded the Netherlands. The initial conflict ended five days later as Dutch forces surrendered and German occupation of the Netherlands officially began. Five years later, the Netherlands would be liberated. However, the toll in human life and suffering during those five years was enormous.

Custodial History: John Plantje donated the fonds to the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections in 1978.

Scope and Content: The fonds consists of postcards of the German occupation of Holland in 1940.

Source of Supplied Title: Title based upon the contents of the fonds

Restrictions: There are no restrictions upon this material.

Accruals: No further accruals to this fonds are expected.

Finding Aid: A printed finding aid is available in the Archives reading room.