Kim Malthe-Brun was executed a month before the liberation of Denmark. Today, 80 years after we in Denmark celebrate the end of the German occupation. He was only 21 years old when he died. As a sailor he helped transport weapon and people illegally to Sweden. He wrote farewell letters to his mother and his girlfriend where he asked them […]
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29th of August 2015 the façade and window of this famous radio shop was inaugurated as a museum site with changing exhibitions from the Danish resistance movement during WWII. The shop was in the western part of Central Copenhagen and that whole area became known for their united front against the German oppressors. The photo in the middle is from […]
Sometimes we have a second to decide what to do in a situation, and we don’t always know the consequences of our choices. Last week I wrote about my aunt Eva in a post about some of her life. During the WWII her sister-in-law lived very close by Eva and her family. In the last year of the war, the […]
German troops invaded Denmark in April 1940 and continued to occupy the country for the following five years. Before the war began the Danish government had been unwise to cut defence spending. Hence the people were ill-equipped to defend themselves. How they were to rue the desperate situation that followed. Recently, I read of a true hero from that time, […]