Friday, September 14, 2012

In the beginning were songs

On 9 April 1940 at 4:15 in the morning the hitlerite Wehrmacht launched operation Weserübung Süd (Weser Exercise South) and attacked Denmark. After a short resistance, having 16 killed and 23 wounded, the Danish army ceased fights. That small country (43, without forests or mountains, inhabited by 3,800,000 people, was occupied so quickly and unexpectedly that many Danes did not realise it until they left for work in the morning and saw German troops in the streets. More >>>