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Holocaust {Duckwitz- Germany}

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Holocaust {Duckwitz- Germany}
Who is Georg Duckwitz?
Duckwitz's death
George Duckwitz Biography
Connection with the Nazis

Heroic Acts
Picture of George Duckwitz
After the War
Made: Sooyoung & Jenny
Born in September 24th, 1904
Homeland is Bremen, Germany.
After college, began career in international coffee trade
Picture of George Duckwitz
Georg Duckwitz's grave
Citation
Pictures
http://www.jfr.org/pages/rescuer-support/stories/denmark-/-georg-ferdinand-duckwitz
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37042303 http://gf-duckwitz.weebly.com/
Internet Sources:
http://www.gratefulness.org/giftpeople/duckwitz_danes.htm
http://www.jfr.org/pages/rescuer-support/stories/denmark-/-georg-ferdinand-duckwitz
http://www.yadvashem.org/yv/en/righteous/stories/duckwitz.asp
In 1939 the German foreign ministry asked Duckwitz to work in the German embassy in Copenhagen.
He developed a close relationship with Werner Best, the Nazi representative in Denmark.
In August 1943, the Jews of Denmark decided to deport to Theresienstadt. Werner Best informed these plans, and passed it along to Duckwitz.
Duckwitz was determined to prevent deportations, so he flew to Berlin to advocate against the Nazi plan.

More Heroic Acts
Duckwitz also constantly informed about the Nazis' movements to the leading Danish Social Democrat, Hans Hedtoft, who subsequently warned the leaders of the Jewish community
Because of Duckwitz and the Danish people, nearly the entire population of Danish Jews survived the war.
After the war, Duckwitz served as Germany’s Ambassador to Denmark.

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