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Scandinavia during the Second World War

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Published by University of Minnesota Press, Universitetsforlaget in Minneapolis, Oslo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scandinavia,
  • Scandinavia.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Scandinavia,
    • Scandinavia -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Henrik S. Nissen ; translated by Thomas Munch-Petersen.
      SeriesThe Nordic series ;, v. 9
      ContributionsNissen, Henrik S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD754.S29 S27 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 407 p. :
      Number of Pages407
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3483347M
      ISBN 100816611106
      LC Control Number82002779

      Renowned artist Lenke Rothman (left), a Holocaust survivor living in Scandinavia, speaks to author Chana Shafstein, second from right. A Scandinavian expatriate who witnessed the destruction of Europe from the relative safety of Stockholm returns to the city of her youth in a new book exploring the country’s history during World War II and in Author: Dovid Zaklikowski. Scandinavia (/ ˌ s k æ n d ɪ ˈ n eɪ v i ə / SKAN-dih-NAY-vee-ə) is a subregion in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural, and linguistic term Scandinavia in local usage covers the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and majority national languages of these three belong to the Scandinavian dialect continuum, and are mutually intelligible North Germanic.

        The Resistance movement in Denmark and Norway was crucial in undermining the German campaign during World War II. Anders Lassen epitomized strong Danish Resistance. By the time he died a he had fought in France, Greece, the Balkans and Italy. Lund: Nordic Academic Press / Chicago: Independent Publishers Group, Pp. Illus., tables, notes, index. $ ISBN: Scandinavia in the First World War brings together essays by several scholars on what is a largely overlooked part of the Great War, the relationship of Norway.

        Short version: The basic German strategic attitude to Scandinavia was that it served German interests best if they remained neutral. This attitude was altered in the spring of , largely as a result of feared allied actions to either draw the scandinavian countries into the war or gain physical control of Scandinavian territory. A fascinating book that looks at ten of the most important turning points during the Second World War, starting with the British decision to stay in the war in and ending with the German decisions to declare war on the United States and to turn the persecution of the Jews into the Final Solution.


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Scandinavia During the Second World War (The Nordic series) Hardcover – August 1, Format: Hardcover. Before reading this volume, I knew very little about the battles for Scandinavia during WWII.

I found these stories to be some of the best in the whole series. Included are the usual Time-Life collection of hundreds of photographs, illustrations, artwork, and maps that supplement clear and interesting narratives/5(9). In Battles for Scandinavia, John Elton takes readers into the three nations who had the distinct bad luck to lay between the warring powers of World War 2.

Norway, Sweden, and Finland lay to the north of Germany, the east of Britain, and the west of Russia, guarding the sea access to both Russia and Germany's heartland/5. Conquered, Not Defeated: Growing Up in Denmark During the German Occupation of World War Two by Peter H.

Tveskov Book Description: On the morning of April 9,Peter Tveskov awoke to the roar of airplanes flying low overhead—more airplanes than he'd ever heard or seen before. The invasion leading to the five-year German occupation of Denmark had begun. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: The Nordic societies / Henrik S.

Nissen --The race for Northern Europe, September June / Martti Häikiö --Adjusting to German domination / Henrik S. Nissen --Operation Barbarossa and the Nordic countries / Ohto Manninen --The beginnings of. For a long time, the experience of neutral countries during the First World War was seen as marginal, and was overshadowed by the experiences of occupation and collaboration brought about by the Second World War.

In this book, Jonas demonstrates how this perception has changed, with neutrality becoming an integral part of the multiple.

crime and control in scandinavia during the second world war Books In the service of Poland memoirs of diplomatic and social life, chiefly before and during World War II, in Poland. Hitler worried a lot about Scandinavia. He kepttroops, enough cannon fodder for another Stalingrad or Bagration, in Norway until the end of the war.

He dedicated a lot of resources to the Northern Front, trying to keep Finland in the war. Danish and Norwegian resistance groups were active.

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Astrid Lindgren's second world war diaries published in Sweden This article is more than 4 years old The Pippi Longstocking author’s personal account of the years acclaimed as a. Scandinavia and the Great Powers in the First World War – Michael Jonas Bloomsbury Academic the experience of neutral countries during the First World War was seen as marginal, and was overshadowed by the experiences of occupation and collaboration brought about by the Second World War.

In this book, Jonas demonstrates how this perception. Unfortunately, the second half of the book was filled with a great deal of tedious social history and the If so, this book is the book for you. As someone who greatly enjoys reading about the history of Scandinavia [1], I especially liked the first half of this book, which covered some often-neglected history in the period before the 19th century/5.

Crime and control in Scandinavia during the Second World War. Olso: Norwegian University Press: Scandinavian Research Council for Criminology ; Oxford ; New York: Distributed world-wide excluding Scandinavia by Oxford University Press, ©   The French and British began to form a plan which, if used, would have surely changed the Second World War making it a Scandinavian war, rather than a continental European war.

The Allies had different aims in their thinking, yet they both came to the same conclusion. The French wanted to fight, but not on French soil. During the winter war against Soviet Russia, they steeled themselves against the cold by drinking large quantities of vodka, schnapps and other high-proof spirits.

Over two million American servicemen passed through Britain during the Second World War. Inat the height of activity, up to half a million were based there with the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF).

Their job was to man and maintain the vast fleets of aircraft needed to attack German cities and industry. The Forgotten Footnote of the Second World War: An Examination of the Historiography of Scandinavia during World War II by Jason Phillips The Anglo-American interpretation of the Second World War has continuously overlooked the significance of the Scandinavian region to the outcome of the war.

This thesis seeks to address. Scandinavia and the Great Powers in the First World War. the experience of neutral countries during the First World War was seen as marginal, and was overshadowed by the experiences of occupation and collaboration brought about by the Second World War.

In this book, Jonas demonstrates how this perception has changed, with neutrality. Nissen, Henrik S., ed. Scandinavia during the Second World War (Universitetsforlaget, ) Petrow, Richard. The Bitter Years; The Invasion and Occupation of Denmark and Norway, April May ().

The German invasion of Norway in opened a crucial chapter of Norwegian history. During the five years that followed, the fate of this nation on the outskirts of Europe was firmly interlocked with the gigantic struggle that raged in Europe and beyond.

Among the more fascinating discussions in the book, I would list: church-state relations especially in the period following the reformation, the impact of the industrial revolution and the development of the welfare state, the period leading up to the second world war and the relationship between the various countries and the major powers /5(3).The situation during the war will be briefly described before the analysis of the develop-ment of crime in the four countries (the fifth Scandinavian country, Iceland, is not included in the study).

2. The Scandinavian Countries during World War H9 When World War II broke out, Scandinavia constituted a rather calm corner of Europe.

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