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WWII: Germany Invades Denmark


Only One Occupied Country in Europe Rose to the Defense of Jews During World War II


History News Network

This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was originally published at HNN.

Seventy years ago this year World War II came to an end. Alongside the collective sigh of relief in Allied countries that the most brutal war humanity had ever witnessed was over, there was as well a sense of disbelief at the sight of the concentration camps, the existence of which to be sure had been well-known to the Allies.

Humanity had not witnessed anything resembling the Holocaust. A systematic, rational, industrial plan designed to eliminate completely an entire people from the face of the earth, the Holocaust was to become an exceptional phenomenon in History. Carried out by one of the most cultured nations the world had ever known, the Holocaust would turn out to be a distinctive…

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Article: Denmark – Faroe Islands

The link below is to an article that looks at the settling of the Faroe Islands.

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Denmark: Viking Jewels Discovered

The link below is to an article reporting on the discovery of Viking jewelry in Denmark.

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Article: The Drunken Moose of an Astronomer

The link below is to an article that tells the amusing story of Tycho Brahe, an astronomer, who owned a drunk moose.

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