The German ultimatum ordering the Dutch commander of Rotterdam to cease fire was delivered to him at 10:30 am on May 14, 1940. At 1:22 pm, German bombers set the whole inner city of Rotterdam ablaze, killing 30,000 of its inhabitants.
It is surprising two of the highest building in Rotterdam - The White House and the Church of St. Lawrence were least affected.
French POW of different nationalities
The German flag flies over Paris
Germans march in Paris
The following images show French soldiers, POW belonging to a proud country, now defeated, walking in captivity...One feels seeing these images must hurt a Frenchman even today.