This story, based on fact, is about the movement of Danish Jews out of Denmark to neutral Sweden in the 1940's. It focuses on a single family and tells of their involvement with the underground and of their own, initially reluctant, participation in sabotaging a munitions plant, and of the daughter's affection for one of the movements leaders. Written by
BOB STEBBINS <firstname.lastname@example.org>
6 September 1991 (Denmark)
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Also Known As:
A Day in October
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The SS officer (Larsen) has Wehrmacht brass on his cap, the SS utilized the Death's Head and not the roundel with a wreath. Also the SS troopers on the street car have SS insignia on both collars (the left side is backwards). SS soldiers wore their rank on the left collar. See more
On April 9, 1940, German armed forces occupied Denmark. / By late September 1943, Danish resistance and martial law were facts of life. / The rumor of a German action against the Danish Jews was about to come true...
Composed by D. L. Rogert.
Performed by Royal Danish Orchestra
Conductor Svend Christian Felumb See more