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The Resource Courage & defiance : stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark, Deborah Hopkinson

Courage & defiance : stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark, Deborah Hopkinson

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Courage & defiance : stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark
Title
Courage & defiance
Title remainder
stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Hopkinson
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Critically acclaimed Sibert Honor author Deborah Hopkinson brings to bold life the remarkable story of the Danish resistance and rescue of over 7,000 Jews during WWII. When the Nazis invaded Denmark on Tuesday, April 9, 1940, the people of this tiny country to the north of Germany awoke to a devastating surprise. The government of Denmark surrendered quietly, and the Danes were ordered to go about their daily lives as if nothing had changed. But everything had changed. Award-winning author Deborah Hopkinson traces the stories of the heroic young men and women who would not stand by as their country was occupied by a dangerous enemy. Rather, they fought back. Some were spies, passing tactical information to the British; some were saboteurs, who aimed to hamper and impede Nazi operations in Denmark; and 95% of the Jewish population of Denmark were survivors, rescued by their fellow countrymen, who had the courage and conscience that drove them to act. With her talent for digging deep in her research and weaving real voices into her narratives, Hopkinson reveals the thrilling truth behind one of WWII's most daring resistance movements"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.53/489
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D802.D4
LC item number
H647 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Courage & defiance : stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark, Deborah Hopkinson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-309) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9780545915977
Lccn
2014046786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn908250126
  • (OCoLC)908250126
Label
Courage & defiance : stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark, Deborah Hopkinson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-309) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9780545915977
Lccn
2014046786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn908250126
  • (OCoLC)908250126

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