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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.

From  Adina Langer on March 11th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Gitte Toben: Rescue of the Danish Jews

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

From  Adina Langer on February 9th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Gitte Toben: Kim Malthe-Bruun

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

From  Adina Langer on February 9th, 2021 0 plays 0  

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

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

From  Adina Langer on February 9th, 2021 2 plays 0  

Gitte Toben: "Feathers flying everywhere!"

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

From  Adina Langer on February 9th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Gitte Toben: Postwar Shortages

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

From  Adina Langer on February 9th, 2021 0 plays 0  

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.

From  Adina Langer on February 9th, 2021 0 plays 0  

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

Gitte Toben tells the stories behind her traditional Danish garments.

From  Adina Langer on February 9th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Gitte Toben: The Danish-German Border

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

From  Adina Langer on February 9th, 2021 0 plays 0  

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.

From  Adina Langer on February 9th, 2021 0 plays 0  

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.

From  Adina Langer on February 9th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Gitte Toben: Fake Punishment

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

From  Adina Langer on February 9th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Gitte Toben: Joining the Resistance

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

From  Adina Langer on February 9th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Gitte Toben: Father Goes Underground

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

From  Adina Langer on February 9th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Gitte Toben: The Atlanta Scandinavian Festival

Gitte Toben describes the origins of the Atlanta Scandinavian Festival.

From  Adina Langer on February 9th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Gitte Toben: The Copenhagen Men's Choir

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

From  Adina Langer on February 9th, 2021 0 plays 0