NORWAY-DENMARK: After Occupation

Last time hostile armies lay in Oslo was in 1716; last time invaders attacked Copenhagen was in 1807. Last week these old capitals surveyed the results of a fortnight's German occupation, arrived at slightly different conclusions.

In Copenhagen there was quiet. Though King Christian's tiny Army was not yet demobilized, Danes already accepted German soldiers as they accepted their helmeted policemen. Without much fuss the easygoing Danes also accepted other things: rigid blackouts, no more light beer, spirits, stricter rationing of coffee, tea and sugar, every private automobile ordered off Danish streets...

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