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Today in World War II History—Sept. 30, 1943

Danish Jews crossing from Denmark to Sweden, Sept-Oct 1943 [Museum of Danish Resistance (Frihedsmuseet)]

Danish Jews crossing from Denmark to Sweden, Sept-Oct 1943 [Museum of Danish Resistance (Frihedsmuseet)]

75 Years Ago—Sept. 30, 1943: Danish Resistance begins smuggling over 7000 Jews by fishing boats to Sweden, including half-Jewish Nobel Prize-winning atomic physicist Niels Bohr.

As the Allies advance in Italy, the Germans begin evacuating Naples, destroying facilities and leaving booby traps.