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Safe Haven: The Rescue of Danish Jews in Oct. 1943


18. april 2023

Online lecture

Join the online lecture by Therkel Straede

The majority of the Jews of Denmark were able to escape Nazi persecution during the Holocaust. 7.600 Jews reached safety in unoccupied Sweden. Materials from the Swedish police and immigration authorities, published on the safe-haven.dk website, provides unique insight into the clandestine sealift operation.

Therkel Straede will present examples of the drama of OCT.’43 and discuss reasons why events in Denmark took a distinctly different road than everywhere else in German-dominated Europe.

Date: 18 April 2023

Time: 10.30 EST / 16:30 CET (Copenhagen)

Place: Online

Language: English

Arranged byMonmouth County Library, Manalapan, New Jersey, USA

Price and access: The lecture is free. You can sign up by writing to mclprograms@monmouthcountylib.org with your name and email and they will sign you up  Zoomlink here