I was there.
Klara was ten years old when Nazi Germany occupied Denmark in the spring 1940.
Klara Tixell (1929), Denmark
Germany Occupies Denmark
Klara talks about how life changed during the German occupation of Denmark.
1) Listen to Klara as she talks about how life changed. Answer the questions.
1a. How did the November pogrom affect Klara's relatives in Germany?
1b. In what way did Klara notice that Denmark was occupied by Nazi Germany?
1c. Klara describes that she was scared during the air raids, especially on that day she was at home alone. How was she affected by that experience?
1d. Klara tells that she and her friend Kamma gave the wrong direction to German soldiers in Copenhagen. Klara declares that this was her way of making resistance. What do you think she means by that?
1e. How was Klara affected by the curfew?
Danish and East European Jews
A slideshow about the Danish and East European Jews in Kopenhagen.