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Oral history interview with Knud Dyby

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1060 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1060

Knud Dyby, born in Vorun, Denmark, discusses his childhood; his military service; his work as a police officer in Copenhagen; the German invasion of Denmark in 1940; his work in the resistance movement, including sabotages, espionage, and the production of underground newspapers; his activities as part of a larger movement during the German attempt to deport the Jews of Copenhagen in October 1943; providing transport to the harbor and arranging safe passage to Sweden for many individuals and families; the dangers he faced as part of the resistance; emigrating to the United States after the war ended; marrying and having a family; working as an importer and as a printer; his life in America.


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Interviewee
Knud D. Dyby
Interviewer
Ellen Szakal
Tamar Reiner
Date
interview:  1991 June 05
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:37:23
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