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The park was apparently opened secretly about a year ago as the brainchild of the Danish Nazi, Poul Sommer, a former leader of the Danish fascist forces who was sentenced after the war to 20 years imprisonment for having collaborated with the Nazis during the German occupation of the country. Among those who attended the park’s inauguration were Danish Nazis as well as former members of the “S.S. Flensburgh” forces who had served with the German S.S. as volunteers and members of Sommer’s “private army.”

In the center of the park, which is regularly used for Nazi meetings and lectures, stands a monument erected to the memory “of those who fell in the fight against Communism between 1940-45.” As news about the existence of the park and the activities which take place there became known, protests from all sectors of the country reached the government and the City Council. The only result of these protests up till now has been the creation by Sommer of a private force of local Nazis in order “to defend the park for outside attacks.”

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