Safe Haven: The Rescue of Danish Jews in Oct. 1943
18. april 2023
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)
Arranged by: Monmouth County Library, Manalapan, New Jersey, USA