Blücher capsized at Oslo fjord, Norway, 9 April 1940Danish machine gun team gathered for a photo hours before engaging with German invaders, Bredevad, Denmark, 9 Apr 1940; two of the men died later that day; note Madsen light machine gunDanish soldiers on bicycles, 9 Apr 1940Danish soldiers with a 20mm Madsen light machine gun at a crossroads in Åbenrå, Denmark, 9 Apr 1940
Blücher capsized at Oslo fjord, Norway, 9 April 1940Danish machine gun team gathered for a photo hours before engaging with German invaders, Bredevad, Denmark, 9 Apr 1940; two of the men died later that day; note Madsen light machine gunDanish soldiers on bicycles, 9 Apr 1940Danish soldiers with a 20mm Madsen light machine gun at a crossroads in Åbenrå, Denmark, 9 Apr 1940
Disarmed Danish soldiers, Bjergskov, Denmark, 9 Apr 1940German battleship Schleswig-Holstein off Korsør, Denmark, 9 Apr 1940, photo 1 of 2German battleship Schleswig-Holstein off Korsør, Denmark, 9 Apr 1940, photo 2 of 2German Junkers Ju 52 transport aircraft over Denmark, 9 Apr 1940
Disarmed Danish soldiers, Bjergskov, Denmark, 9 Apr 1940German battleship Schleswig-Holstein off Korsør, Denmark, 9 Apr 1940, photo 1 of 2German battleship Schleswig-Holstein off Korsør, Denmark, 9 Apr 1940, photo 2 of 2German Junkers Ju 52 transport aircraft over Denmark, 9 Apr 1940
German military journalist reporting from Copenhagen, Denmark on the day of its capitulation, 9 Apr 1940German paratroopers at the Masnedoe Fort, Denmark, 9 April 1940Königsberg under British aircraft attack, Bergen, Norway, 9 April 1940
German military journalist reporting from Copenhagen, Denmark on the day of its capitulation, 9 Apr 1940German paratroopers at the Masnedoe Fort, Denmark, 9 April 1940Königsberg under British aircraft attack, Bergen, Norway, 9 April 1940


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