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Today in World War II History—August 29, 1943

King Christian X riding through Copenhagen on his 70th birthday, 26 September 1940 during the German occupation of Denmark (public domain via Wikipedia)

King Christian X riding through Copenhagen on his 70th birthday, 26 September 1940 during the German occupation of Denmark (public domain via Wikipedia)

80 Years Ago—Aug. 29, 1943: Germans impose martial law in Denmark and confine King Christian X and the royal family to the palace.

Germans dissolve the Danish army and navy and intern all officers and enlisted men.

Danish Navy scuttles 34 ships fleet: 13 ships escape to Sweden, only 5 are captured.

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