A report on February strikeHilversum and Amsterdam

Arrest of Dutch Jews by the Nazis, February 1941 (Jonas Daniël Meijerplein)
German soldiers at the Jonas Daniël Meijerplein during the raids
Leaflet announcing the strike
Interior of a farm near Hilversum, a 19th-century drawing by Johannes Bosboom
The Oude Kerk was consecrated in 1306 AD.
De Dokwerker (the dock worker) on the Jonas Daniël Meijerplein in Amsterdam
Amsterdam citizens celebrating the Peace of Münster, 30 January 1648. Painting by Bartholomeus van der Helst
St. Vitus Church (architect Pierre Cuypers, construction Karel de Bazel), in a watercolor by K.P.C. de Bazel
Courtyard of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange by Emanuel de Witte, 1653. The Amsterdam Stock Exchange was the first stock exchange to introduce continuous trade in the early 17th century.
Dutch Topographic map of the city of Hilversum, March 2014
View of Vijzelstraat looking towards the Muntplein, 1891
Joop den Uyl, 1975
Photochrom of Amsterdam's Dam Square at the beginning of the 20th century
Olga Fischer, 2016
The rebuilt Magere Brug, around 1938.
Emmy Lopes Dias, 1970
People celebrating the liberation of the Netherlands at the end of World War II on 8 May 1945
Linda de Mol, 1989
The 17th-century Canals of Amsterdam were listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2010, contributing to Amsterdam's fame as the "Venice of the North". Along with De Wallen, the canals are the focal-point for tourists in the city.
Geertje Wielema, 1955
Satellite picture of Amsterdam and North Sea Canal
Mary Kok, 1961
Topographic map of Amsterdam
Hilversum city centre
Large-scale map of the city centre of Amsterdam, including sightseeing markers,.
Sound and Vision (Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid)
Nieuwendammerdijk en Buiksloterdijk, Amsterdam-Noord, winter 2010
Shopping district Noordse Bosje
The Westerkerk in the Centrum borough, one of Amsterdam's best-known churches
Media Park, Hilversum
thumb|2020-08-19 Drone Shot Raadhuis and Media Park, Hilversum
A 1538 painting by Cornelis Anthonisz showing a bird's-eye view of Amsterdam. The famous Grachtengordel had not yet been established.
Rokin – November 1977
The Egelantiersgracht lies west of the Grachtengordel, in the Jordaan neighbourhood.
The Scheepvaarthuis, by architects Johan van der Mey, Michel de Klerk, Piet Kramer is characteristic of the architecture of the Amsterdam School.
The Begijnhof is one of the oldest hofjes in Amsterdam.
The Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam and Conservatorium van Amsterdam, two examples of 21st-century architecture in the centre of the city
The Amsterdam Stock Exchange, the oldest stock exchange in the world
The Zuidas, the city's main business district
Boats give tours of the city, such as this one in front of the EYE Film Institute Netherlands.
De Wallen, Amsterdam's Red-light district, offers activities such as legal prostitution and a number of coffee shops that sell cannabis. It is one of the main tourist attractions.
An Amsterdammer waits for a traffic light to change at the Muntplein in the heart of Amsterdam.
The Rijksmuseum houses Rembrandt's The Night Watch.
The Van Gogh Museum houses the world's largest collection of Van Gogh's paintings and letters.
The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is an international museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art and design.
Rembrandt monument on Rembrandtplein
Coldplay performing at the Amsterdam Arena, 2016
The Concertgebouw or Royal Concert Hall houses performances of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and other musical events.
Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam's best-known theatre
One of the decorated boats participating in the 2013 Canal Parade of the Amsterdam Gay Pride
AFC Ajax player Johan Cruyff, 1967
Femke Halsema has been the Mayor of Amsterdam since 2018.
Boroughs of Amsterdam
Police headquarters of Amsterdam
King Willem-Alexander, Princess Beatrix, and Queen Máxima greeting Amsterdammers from the Royal Palace of Amsterdam during Willem-Alexanders inauguration in 2013
A tram crossing the Keizersgracht
The Amsterdam Metro is a mixed subway and above ground rapid transit system consisting of five lines.
Amsterdam Centraal station, the city's main train station
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol ranks as Europe's third-busiest airport for passenger traffic.
Police bicyclist crossing a bridge over the Prinsengracht
Bicyclist at Amsterdam
The Agnietenkapel Gate at the University of Amsterdam, founded in 1632 as the Athenaeum Illustre

The direct causes were a series of arrests and pogroms held by the Germans in the Jewish neighbourhood of Amsterdam, the Jodenbuurt.

- February strike

Hilversum lies 24 km south-east of Amsterdam and 15 km north of Utrecht.

- Hilversum

Though the Germans immediately took measures to suppress the strike, which had grown spontaneously as other workers followed the example of the tram drivers, it still spread to other areas, including Zaanstad, Kennemerland in the west, Bussum, Hilversum and Utrecht in the east and the south.

- February strike

On February 25 and 26, 1941, most of Hilversum's factories went on strike against the start of the Holocaust in the so-called February strike (Amsterdam Docker's Strike).

- Hilversum

In response, the Dutch Communist Party organized the February strike attended by 300,000 people to protest against the raids.

- Amsterdam

Though most studios are located in Hilversum and Aalsmeer, Amsterdam's influence on programming is very strong.

- Amsterdam
Arrest of Dutch Jews by the Nazis, February 1941 (Jonas Daniël Meijerplein)

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