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Today's date: Thwarting the Nazis


Seventy-one years to this day, a high-ranking German diplomat warned Denmark to protect its Jews (photo: Colourbox)

August 28, 2014
07:00

by The Copenhagen Post


Aug 28: Nazis thwarted

Nazi Germany’s plans to introduce the death penalty for members of the Danish resistance in 1943 were thwarted by the Danish government.

On the same day, a German diplomat warned there were plans to deport the Danish Jews, prompting a nationwide effort to move them to Sweden.




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