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

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

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Courage & defiance : stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark
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Courage & defiance
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stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark
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Deborah Hopkinson
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Stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark
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eng
Summary
"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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non fiction
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juvenile
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Courage & defiance : stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark, Deborah Hopkinson
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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sky2ocm74688542
Dimensions
22 cm
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First edition
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9780545592208
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(hardback)
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2014046786
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unmediated
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illustrations
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Courage & defiance : stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark, Deborah Hopkinson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm74688542
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9780545592208
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014046786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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