National Geographic : 1946 Feb
Planet from Black Star Rotterdam Children, Freed from Fear, Outrace Their Smiling Elders Marching to Meet Food-bearing Canadians In September, 1944, Germany imposed slow starvation in reprisal for a Netherlands railroad strike called to aid the Allies. To exist, some city people ate tulip bulbs. Much of Rotterdam is ruined. On this undamaged street, tricolor flags, hidden five years, suddenly appeared, but no dogs or cats. Automobiles likewise were missing.