Danish Resistance WW2

Danish Resistance WW2

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 (...)

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 (...)

French resistance Molotov cocktails Paris, by Robert Doisneau (Aug 1944)

French resistance Molotov cocktails Paris, by Robert Doisneau (Aug 1944)

Defending freedom in great style: Maquisards who orchestrated the explosion of the bridge at Le Pont de Ratton on 19 July 1944. Sabotage by French resistance Maquis.

Defending freedom in great style: Maquisards who orchestrated the explosion of the bridge at Le Pont de Ratton on 19 July 1944. Sabotage by French resistance Maquis.

Danish freedom-fighters in a firefight between the remaining German forces in the streets of Copenhagen on the 5th of May 1945.

Danish freedom-fighters in a firefight between the remaining German forces in the streets of Copenhagen on the 5th of May 1945.

Members of the Dutch Resistance assisting American paratroopers during Market-Garden.

Members of the Dutch Resistance assisting American paratroopers during Market-Garden.

American soldiers receive doughnuts from a Red Cross worker in the streets of Aachen, Germany in October,1944

American soldiers receive doughnuts from a Red Cross worker in the streets of Aachen, Germany in October,1944

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.

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.

Photograph of the execution of members of the Manouchian Group, Resistance network of immigrant workers. Mont Valerien, France, February 1944.

Photograph of the execution of members of the Manouchian Group, Resistance network of immigrant workers. Mont Valerien, France, February 1944.

Danish author of fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen was born April 2, 1805 (d. 1875). He doesn't look anything at all like Danny Kaye!

Danish author of fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen was born April 2, 1805 (d. 1875). He doesn't look anything at all like Danny Kaye!

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