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Danish Jews Reported Unhampered

May 20, 1940
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While news concerning the position of Jewish refugees in Denmark and Norway was scarce, there were some indications today that Jewish life in Denmark thus far is continuing unhampered.

There is still no direct news about refugees from Germany who were in Copehagen at the time of the occupation. On the other hand, it has been ascertained that Danish chalutzim (Palestine trainees) working on farms have had to report to the police but have otherwise been unmolested.

Some German refugees who made their escape over the mountains from Norway into Sweden have been interned. Many Norwegian Jews were also reported to have escaped over the frontier.

The fact that the Nazi invaders have installed their own civil administration is taken here as an indication that drastic anti-Jewish measures may soon be expected.

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