Countrymen

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Helped, hidden and protected by their fellow citizens during 14 harrowing days in 1943, 95 per cent of Denmark's Jewish population - 7,742 people - were smuggled out all along the coast on ships,schooners and fishing boats to neutral Sweden. Drawing on contemporary sources, including eye witness accounts, Bo Lidegaard tells the full story of how the people of Nazi-occupied Denmark anticipated the Nazis' round-up of Danish Jews and decided to resist the might of the Third Reich.

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Countrymen

Countrymen

Hardback411pp Illustrated

9781782391449     Product Code: 219964

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Helped, hidden and protected by their fellow citizens during 14 harrowing days in 1943, 95 per cent of Denmark's Jewish population - 7,742 people - were smuggled out all along the coast on ships,schooners and fishing boats to neutral Sweden. Drawing on contemporary sources, including eye witness accounts, Bo Lidegaard tells the full story of how the people of Nazi-occupied Denmark anticipated the Nazis' round-up of Danish Jews and decided to resist the might of the Third Reich.

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