Unformatted text preview: Denmark had a different type of minority issue. In World War II, the Nazis occupied Denmark, but used them with relatively little abuse. The Nazis’ main use of Denmark was simply as an agricultural supply center. Denmark grew tired of the occupation, and as a way of setting Denmark straight, the Nazis began to round up the Jews in Denmark. The unity of the Danes was very impressive. Because religious freedom had been instated for many years it was less of an issue and a large amount of support was given to the Jews in need by non-Jewish citizens. I was able to relate this writing on Denmark more to my own on Edinburgh, as both deal with smooth transitions and solving problems on pressing minority issues. Of course, the issues with Jews in WWII might be more pressing than health care in Scotland....
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- Fall '07
- World War II, Denmark, Romani people