Bombings, surrenders, killings, battles, this is the battle of The Netherlands, and a man who fought for his country, New Zealand.
1st paragraph - Person
John Alexander Black was a fighter in World War 2, it all started when he enlisted himself at twenty two years old for the war. After that he went to Trentham to do some military training, and he did that for 4 months. Alexander did not die in the war, he died on 7th February at 95 years old.
2nd paragraph - Battle
The involvement of The Netherlands in World War 2 was with it’s invasion of Germany on the 10th of May 1940. The Netherlands was part of case yellow, including Belgium, Luxembourg and France in World War 2. The Germans threatened to ruin Dutch cities if the Dutch refused to surrender. The battle ended soon after the devastating bombing of Rotterdam.
3rd paragraph - Rotterdam blitz
The Rotterdam blitz started on 14th of May 1940 during the German invasion of The Netherlands in World War 2. They bombed it by luftwaffe (German air force), bombs falling like leaves off a tree during autumn. It destroyed almost the entire historic center, killing 900 people and leaving 85,000 people homeless.
Now you know about this war and you know about how tough it might have been, to be in their position.