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WWII: A general strike against the Nazi occupation is started in Denmark

28th August 1943

With no help initially from the Allies, the Danes set up a resistance movement that proved to be a constant irritation to the occupation forces – not a meek canary, but a dangerous and courageous bird of prey that refused to be caged.

The selfless courage shown by the Danes, when collaboration would have been an easy option, is astonishing.

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