Skip to comments.The diaries: Quisling sealed Denmark's WWII fate
Posted on 08/19/2014 12:27:49 PM PDT by Utah Binger
The decision to occupy Denmark was taken at a meeting in Berlin on December 17, 1939 three and a half months after World War II broke out and almost four months before German troops invaded the country on April 9, 1940. A series of personal meetings between Norways Fascist politician Vidkun Quisling and Adolf Hitler led to the decision.
Quisling was adamant that Hitler should deny Britain access to the northern Norwegian town of Narvik, and thus be able to control a Norway rich in raw materials. Quisling himself planned to lead a political coup and open Norway up for German naval bases.
The Quisling-Hitler meetings were arranged by Alfred Rosenberg, the German Nazi partys chief ideologue and one of Hitlers closest personal advisers. For the first time ever, Rosenbergs diary was made public this week by the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington. As the first newspaper, Politiken is able to publish central parts of the diaries for its readers.
(Excerpt) Read more at politiken.dk ...
Traitors are more subtle nowadays but nevertheless they are traitors.
Thank you for posting this story.
At least they were punished unlike America’s traitors in politics and in the news media business.
Vidkun Quisling was executed by firing squad at Akershus in Oslo on October 24, 1945. Rosenberg himself was hanged as a war criminal in Nuremburg on October 16, 1946
I hope someday the name Obama will carry the same stigma as Quisling. Both sold out their country.
Well...gotta admit, he was right about that one. BTT
The face behind the derision, interesting.
We have one in the White House.
I lived in Denmark from 1960-63 so these stories are always good to hear. This morning on the Danish news they alluded to the lack of leadership by the idiot in the white house. Well duh...
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