Jewish population by country (press photo link)  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jewish_population_by_country

Jewish population by country (press photo link) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jewish_population_by_country

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map detailing Jewish deaths, number and percent of Jewish population, by country

map detailing Jewish deaths, number and percent of Jewish population, by country

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Percentage of Jewish population by European country murdered during the Holocaust. Source: commons.wikimedia.org

Percentage of Jewish population by European country murdered during the Holocaust. Source: commons.wikimedia.org

Percentage of Jewish population by European country murdered during the Holocaust.

Percentage of Jewish population by European country murdered during the Holocaust.

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Jews from Denmark being rowed across the Sound to Sweden in October 1943. In this unique rescue operation, the Danish resistance movement secretly evacuated almost the entire Jewish population of Denmark, more than 7,000 people, across the sea to neutral Sweden.

Jews from Denmark being rowed across the Sound to Sweden in October 1943. In this unique rescue operation, the Danish resistance movement secretly evacuated almost the entire Jewish population of Denmark, more than 7,000 people, across the sea to neutral Sweden.

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No offense to the Jewish holocaust, but why are we more concerned with what happened overseas as opposed to what happened in our own country? American Holocaust - One Hundred Million Native Americans Killed.

No offense to the Jewish holocaust, but why are we more concerned with what happened overseas as opposed to what happened in our own country? American Holocaust - One Hundred Million Native Americans Killed.

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Denmark was well aware that it didn’t have the military power to fight the Nazis, so the plan was to surrender and cooperate with them. However, they also knew what the Nazis did to Jews, so when reports came in that the Nazis were on their way the Danish government immediately got hold of 99% of Danish Jews and shipped them off to neutral Sweden in the dead of night.

Denmark was well aware that it didn’t have the military power to fight the Nazis, so the plan was to surrender and cooperate with them. However, they also knew what the Nazis did to Jews, so when reports came in that the Nazis were on their way the Danish government immediately got hold of 99% of Danish Jews and shipped them off to neutral Sweden in the dead of night.

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