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In Denmark it could not happen : the flight of the Jews to Sweden in 1943

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In Denmark it could not happen : the flight of the Jews to Sweden in 1943
Call No: 948.9 P98i

Call Number948.9 P98i
Dates1998/5758; ©1998/5758
Statement of ResponsibilityHerbert Pundik.
Creators & ContributorsPundik, Herbert (author)
Mester, Annette (translator)
Pundik, Herbert (subject)
Summary"In Denmark It Could Not Happen tells the tale of humanity; about men and women who risked their lives to rescue their fellow countrymen. The Jewish community of Denmark was the only one in Nazi-controlled Europe which survived WWII [intact] by escaping in small boats to neutral Sweden in 1943. Herbert Pundik was on one of these boats." —Back cover
  • My dreams and reality
  • The Jews go underground
  • The telephones are disconnected
  • Station 3 reports
  • It can't happen in Denmark
  • The escape fails
  • Robert's visit to David's home
  • Olsen and Abrahamowitz
  • The hospitals go into action
  • Hidden away in parks and woods
  • There were also tragedies
  • There is a knock at the door
  • The secret way
  • Auschwitz has gas chambers
  • Denounced and arrested
  • A story of smuggling
  • The informer girl from Gilleleje
  • Birgit, five years old—a German prisoner
  • Salomon, Helle and Frida
  • An escape route is set up
  • Being a refugee in Køge
  • The man and the mechanical pencil
  • Four girls
  • "Gerda III"—the route from Wilder's Square
  • Shipped off from Nyhavn
  • Moss from Sæby
  • Seen from Sweden
  • Good Germans
  • German helpers
  • The bloodhound of Paris
  • Hitler is enraged
  • Hands off the Jews
  • The "dumb" Danes 
  • The telegram for Hitler
  • "You are lying"
  • Best saves his own life
  • The exception
  • The homecoming
  • The kiss
Physical Description 176 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish, Translated from the Danish by Anette Mester.
PublisherNew York : Gefen Publishing House
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages [175]–176)