Conquered, Not Defeated
On the morning of April 9, 1940, Peter Tveskov awoke to the roar of airplanes flying low overheadmore airplanes than hed ever heard or seen before. The invasion leading to the five-year German occupation of Denmark had begun. The Occupation was a dark and difficult time for the Danish people,…
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1 author picked Conquered, Not Defeated as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?
In Europe it is a tradition to pass down from generation to generation the stories of survival during the German occupation of their countries. I have met some families that actually traveled to the United States to attend military reunions of the units who freed their homelands back in 1944-45.
Tveskov takes you into the terrifying world of Copenhagen during the war and remembers it through the eyes and experiences of a young boy. His book makes one appreciate how G.I. Joe came to be loved by so many Europeans.
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