fter Adolph Hitler made plans to create a "model
protectorate" out of Denmark, Winston Churchill predicted the
nation would become the Fuhrer's tame canary. Isolated from
the Allies and fueled only by a sense of human decency and
national pride, the Danes created an extraordinary resistance
movement that proved a relentless thorn in the Nazis' side.
German troops were stymied again and again by the sabotage
of railways and airbases and some 7,000 Jews were carried to
safety in Sweden.