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Gitte Toben: First Impressions of America

Gitte Toben discusses how her first experiences in the United States differed from her expectations.

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Gitte Toben: Rescue of the Danish Jews

Gitte Toben discusses efforts to save over 7,000 Jews in Denmark during World War II.

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Gitte Toben: "Feathers flying everywhere!"

Gitte Toben tells the story of the Nazis searching her grandparents' home during World War II.

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Gitte Toben: "New passport, new ID, new name"

Gitte Toben describes the process of "going underground" in the Danish resistance during World War II.

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Gitte Toben: Kim Malthe-Bruun

Gitte Toben describes her father's friendship with Danish resistance fighter, Kim Malthe-Bruun.

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Gitte Toben: Postwar Shortages

Gitte Toben describes some of the shortages faced by people in Denmark after World War II.

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Gitte Toben: "My dad never talked about it."

Gitte Toben discusses her father's refusal to talk about his participation in the Danish resistance during World War II.

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Gitte Toben: "My Great-Grandmother's Bonnet"

Gitte Toben tells the stories behind her traditional Danish garments.

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Gitte Toben: Fake Punishment

Gitte Toben describes how her grandparents supported their resistance fighter son.

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Gitte Toben: Joining the Resistance

Gitte Toben describes how her father got involved in the Danish Resistance.

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Gitte Toben: Father's Practical Jokes

Gitte Toben describes her father's habit of playing practical jokes as a teenager in the years before the Second World War.

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Gitte Toben: The Danish-German Border

Gitte Toben provides historical background on the shifting boundary between Denmark and Germany.

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Gitte Toben: Executions

Gitte Toben discusses the harsh treatment reserved for members of the Danish resistance who provided information to the Nazis during World War II.

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Gitte Toben: Father Goes Underground

Gitte Toben describes her father's reasons for "going underground" during World War II.

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Gitte Toben: The Copenhagen Men's Choir

Gitte Toben describes her family's participation in the Copenhagen Men's Choir before World War II.

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Gitte Toben: The Atlanta Scandinavian Festival

Gitte Toben describes the origins of the Atlanta Scandinavian Festival.

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