The French Resistance: By June 1944, there were thought to be at least 100,000 members of the French Resistance—known as the maquis in the rural areas. They published underground newspapers, spied for the Allies, sabotaged armaments factories, derailed trains, smuggled downed airmen into neutral Spain, and in some cases attacked German soldiers outright (...)
German troops pass Danish civilians on the streets of Copenhagen the day German authorities declared martial law in the country. Since the German occupation of Denmark on 9 April 1940, German authorities found the majority of Danes to be exceedingly uncooperative. After the Danes scuttled several warships in the harbor and six other ships escaped to Sweden, an additional 3,000 German troops were sent to Denmark causing civilians to riot.