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Tyske tropper kører over Lillebæltsbroen i dagene efter d. 9. april 1940 (© Nationalmuseet)

Tyske tropper kører over Lillebæltsbroen i dagene efter d. 9. april 1940 (© Nationalmuseet)

Female resistance fighters on Vimmelskaftet in Copenhagen after the liberation d. May 5, 1945

Danish female resistance fighters on Vimmelskaftet in Copenhagen after the liberation d. May 1945

Danish freedom- fighters: Railroad- sabotage 11. april 1945

Danish freedom- fighters: Railroad- sabotage 11. april 1945

Danish freedom-fighters in a firefight between the remaining German forces in the streets of Copenhagen on the 5th of May 1945.

Danish freedom-fighters in a firefight between the remaining German forces in the streets of Copenhagen on the dag of Danish liberation of May

Danish woman reads illegial press newspaper while riding a bicycle during the occupation. Ingen titel - Nationalmuseets Samlinger Online

Danish woman reads illegial press newspaper while riding a bicycle during the occupation.

Strøget i København - festligt udsmykket | by Nationalmuseet

Strøget i København - festligt udsmykket | by Nationalmuseet

The King of Denmark went out on his horse in Copenhagen every day during the German occupation in World War 2.

The King of Denmark went out on his horse in Copenhagen every day during the German occupation in World War

Det danske militær fik, i efteråret 1943, tilladelse til at etablere en hemmelig, toptrænet hær i Sverige, Danforce. Også kaldet: Den Danske Brigade. Et klart brud på Sveriges neutralitetspolitik. Den dansk hærs tilstedeværelse i det neutrale Sverige blev klaret med at kalde den for en politistyrke, der efter krigen skulle hjælpe med at sikre ro og orden i Danmark. Præcis hvad brigadens rolle skulle være var ingen dog helt enig om eller klar over.

Det danske militær fik, i efteråret 1943, tilladelse til at etablere en hemmelig, toptrænet hær i Sverige, Danforce. Også kaldet: Den Danske Brigade. Et klart brud på Sveriges neutralitetspolitik. Den dansk hærs tilstedeværelse i det neutrale Sverige blev klaret med at kalde den for en politistyrke, der efter krigen skulle hjælpe med at sikre ro og orden i Danmark. Præcis hvad brigadens rolle skulle være var ingen dog helt enig om eller klar over.

9-4-1940, Døde danske soldater æres ved deres begravelse

9-4-1940, Døde danske soldater æres ved deres begravelse

Werner Best with representative of the Hungarian police in Berlin, Germany, Feb 1939

[Photo] Werner Best with representative of the Hungarian police in Berlin, Germany, Feb 1939

Werner Best with representative of the Hungarian police in Berlin, Germany, Feb 1939

En sabotageaktion på havnen i Esbjerg 6. august 1943 førte til tyske repressalier og efterfølgende generalstrejke i byen.

En sabotageaktion på havnen i Esbjerg 6. august 1943 førte til tyske repressalier og efterfølgende generalstrejke i byen.

German soldiers marching through Copenhagen, after the occupation of Denmark in the course of Operation Weseruebung, to participate at a muster of the German troops on the occasion of Hitler’s birthday. Occupation of Denmark, 1940.

German soldiers marching through Copenhagen, after the occupation of Denmark in the course of Operation Weseruebung, to participate at a muster of the German troops on the occasion of Hitler’s birthday. Occupation of Denmark,

German guards at Vestre Fængsel, a Danish prison taken over by the Germans during their occupation in World War II.  (National Museum of Denmark)

German guards at Vestre Fængsel, a Danish prison taken over by the Germans during their occupation in World War II. (National Museum of Denmark)

2 verdenskrig - Hellebæk Frihedskæmpere ved vejspærring på Strandvejen efter 5 maj 1945

Danish freedom- fighters - In Hellebæk at a roadblock on Strandvejen after 5 may

Veronika Muus, Danish resistance leader. Nationalmuseets Samlinger Online

Veronika Muus, Danish resistance leader. Nationalmuseets Samlinger Online

People demonstrating against Fritz Clausen, who was leader of the Danish National Socialist Workers Party. (1940)

People demonstrating against Fritz Clausen, who was leader of the Danish National Socialist Workers Party.

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