Resistance To The Nazis
After reading the article “Courage in Denmark: Resistance to the Nazis in WWII” and the poem “First They Came…. write an informative, comparative essay about those resisting the Nazi deportation and genocide of the Danish Jews, and how their actions contradict the message of Niemoller’s poem. In what ways did the Dane’s response differ from other occupied European countries? Why was their response significant? What did they risk in opposing the Nazi plan to deport the Jews? Compare the message of Neimoller’s poem with the actions of the Danish. Make sure you cite specific text to support your comparison.