By HistoryNet Staff 4/29/2019 •
In the winter of 1944-1945 the Germans embargoed food to this country.
The Netherlands. Called the Hongerwinter (“Hunger winter”) in Dutch, the embargo was in retaliation for Dutch Resistance actions. Between 18,000 to 22,000 people died during the famine.
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