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Jun 13, 2014 - Froslevlejren, Tonder and Mogeltonder

We woke up to rather grey skies so we decided to visit Froslevlejren Museum in Padborg on the Danish/German border. This museum is on the site of and tells the story of the German Froslev internment camp. The camp was built in 1944 following negotiations by then Danes with Germany to keep Danish POW in Denmark and run by the German Security Police. Although some 12,000 prisoners were interned in the camp some 1600 prisoners were in fact deported to Germany. The Froslev Camp was unique as the Germans accepted that the Danish Prison...

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