German troops on the streets of Copenhagen, Denmark, 29th August 1943. The Danish people had attempted to maintain a policy of neutrality and non co-operation since the Nazis had occupied Denmark in April 1940. For a long time they had just managed to evade the worst of the German rule that was felt all around Europe.
Copenhagen (Danish: København [kʰøpm̩ˈhɑwˀn] ()) is the capital and most populous city of Denmark.As of 1 January 2020, the city had a population of 794,128 with 632,340 in Copenhagen Municipality, 104,305 in Frederiksberg Municipality, 42,989 in Tårnby Municipality, and 14,494 in Dragør Municipality. It forms the core of the wider urban area of Copenhagen (population 1,330,993) and ...Country: Denmark
In 1943, the movement scored a great success in rescuing all but 500 of Denmark's Jewish population of 7,000-8,000 from being sent to the Nazi concentration camps by helping transport them to neutral Sweden, where they were offered asylum. The Danish resistance movement has been honoured as a collective at Yad Vashem in Israel as being part of the "Righteous Among the Nations".
Copenhagen, Denmark, before 1943. Item View . Portrait of Georg Duckwitz. Portrait of Georg Duckwitz, German naval attache in Denmark who leaked the Nazi plan to deport Danish Jews. Place and date uncertain. Item View . Danish fascists show support for Germany.
Mar 29, 1943 - Daylight Saving Time Started. When local standard time was about to reach Monday, March 29, 1943, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to Monday, March 29, 1943, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead. Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 29, 1943 …
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