Courage & defiance: stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark

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"Critically acclaimed Sibert Honor author Deborah Hopkinson brings to bold life the remarkable story of the Danish resistance and rescue of over 7,000 Jews during WWII. When the Nazis invaded Denmark on Tuesday, April 9, 1940, the people of this tiny country to the north of Germany awoke to a devastating surprise. The government of Denmark surrendered quietly, and the Danes were ordered to go about their daily lives as if nothing had changed. But everything had changed. Award-winning author Deborah Hopkinson traces the stories of the heroic young men and women who would not stand by as their country was occupied by a dangerous enemy. Rather, they fought back. Some were spies, passing tactical information to the British; some were saboteurs, who aimed to hamper and impede Nazi operations in Denmark; and 95% of the Jewish population of Denmark were survivors, rescued by their fellow countrymen, who had the courage and conscience that drove them to act. With her talent for digging deep in her research and weaving real voices into her narratives, Hopkinson reveals the thrilling truth behind one of WWII's most daring resistance movements"--
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Grouping Title courage defiance stories of spies saboteurs and survivors in world war ii denmark
Grouping Author hopkinson deborah
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subject_facet Denmark -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945, Denmark -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Juvenile literature, World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Denmark, World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Denmark -- Juvenile literature
title_display Courage & defiance : stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark
title_full Courage & defiance : stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark / by Deborah Hopkinson, Courage & defiance : stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark [electronic resource] Hopkinson, Deborah
title_short Courage & defiance :
title_sub stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark
topic_facet History, Underground movements, World War, 1939-1945