The stories of the Jews during the Second world war come often “completely known” and examined to the smallest detail. The deportation and systematic murder of the Jews were enforced by the Nazis, mostly without resistance, perhaps except for a few brave individuals who tried to help the Jews on their own. Yet there is a country that managed to defeat the Nazis in the fight for the lives of its Jews. That country is Denmark.

Denmark despite the non-aggression pact of 1939 was another of a series of victims of German aggression — it was decided already at the end of February 1940 that Denmark will be occupied, in the framework of the plan of the attack on Norway. This attack aimed to protect the iron ore imports and to obtain naval and air bases in Norway for attacks against the United Kingdom. …

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