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Today in World War II History—February 13, 1941

Rozetta Lezer Lopesdias-Van Thyn, left, and a friend, with the compulsory Star of David on their clothing. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 1942-1943 (US Holocaust Memorial Museum)

Rozetta Lezer Lopesdias-Van Thyn, left, and a friend, with the compulsory Star of David on their clothing. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 1942-1943 (US Holocaust Memorial Museum)

80 Years Ago—Feb. 13, 1941: Nazis close off Amsterdam’s Jewish quarter.