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If we are talking WWII then the motive was to use airfields in Northen Denmark as a stepping stone for the invasion of Norway (which in turn was invaded to control the Northern Atlantic)
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Why did Germany not invade Denmark in World War 1?

Answer Why would they? Denmark had nothing to do with the war at all, and they were no threat to Germany Sooe_Denmark Answer There was a lot of German planning against Denmark prior ti WW1. Specially Schlieffen had several war games 1895-1900 including a northern state (Denmark) interfering in (MORE)

Why did Germany invade Denmark?

Denmark was invaded mainly because it provided an excellent staging ground for Invasion of Norway airbases and the use of Norway's Fjords allowed the following: 9million tonnes of Iron ore to be transported from Sweden via Narvik (in north Norway) safely The Altmark' incident convinced Hitler (MORE)

How did Germany invade Denmark?

Blitzkrieg. A German manner of unleashing all the guns. 1, air bombing 2, rolled in with tanks 3, foot soldiers Denmark was so confused and frightened that the Nazis didn't have a problem taking over

Where is Denmark?

Denmark is to the north of Germany. Denmark is considered to be one of the four Nordic countries of Europe (the others being Norway, Sweden and Iceland). It is the southernmost of these, lying southwest of Sweden, and south of Norway (Iceland is far off in the North Atlantic). It is bordered to (MORE)

What is Denmark?

The Kingdom of Denmark: Is most commonly known as Denmark, is acountry in the Scandinavian region of northern Europe. Ourpopulation is around 5,475,791 and growning. Denmark is aconstitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system of government.As stipulated in the Danish Constitution, the monarch is (MORE)

Why did Hitler invade Denmark?

I belive Hitler invaded denmark because he thought all Jews were bad and deserved to be killed and hurt-plus in denmark there were a lot of Jews.

How did the Germans invade Denmark?

On April 9, 1940, Germany invaded Denmark, but it did not treat this country as badly as it had other invaded countries. There were several reasons for this less severe treatment.. Because its army and navy were so small, Denmark only to a limited degree fought the invasion; German leaders were ple (MORE)

Why did Germany invade Denmark and Norway?

Primarily, so that Germany could continue to receive Swedish Iron Ore deliveries by way of the coastal shipping near Norwegian waters. More info below: The Invasion of Denmark & Norway: Preparations Ø 10 Oct. 1939: German Admiral Raeder first proposes to Hitler the occupation of Norw (MORE)

What weapons did Denmark have when Germany invaded in World War 2?

This contributor is of Danish descent. The Danes were armed with bolt-action rifles, and they had the biggest helmets of any World War 2 combatant, but it did not help them in 1940. Germany needed specialized weapons and tactics to invade France, Belgium, Holland, and Norway, but with Denmark and Lu (MORE)

What borders Denmark?

Germany is the only country that borders Denmark by land on the south. It is surrounded on three sides, west, north and east by the North Sea and the Baltic Sea which meet at some point.

What are facts about Denmark?

~Denmark is in Europe. ~The Danish flag is red and white. ~Denmark's population is 5,307,000. ~Hans Christian Andersen is a writer in Denmark. ~its awesome.

What was a colony of Denmark?

Greenland, Faroe islands, Norway, Iceland, Trankebar (a place in India), the Virgin Islands (some Caribbean islands) and some places at the Ivory Coast in Africa

Is Denmark rich?

Yes, it is currently the seventh richest country in the world. Its GPA is $206,586 Billion. It's current population as of 2012 is 5,543,453.

Hitler Invades Denmark and Norway?

Adolf Hitler's decision to invade Denmark and Norway, whom claimed neutrality before the invasion, was based on various reasons. The main reason for the invasion of Norway, Hitler was advised that if the German's had the possession of the main ports of Norway, the outcome of WWI might have been diff (MORE)

What is invaded?

Invaded means going with armed forces into another country. An invasion may be done against an enemy country, or to liberate a friendly country from an enemy, or for other strategic reasons.

Who is who in Denmark?

If you want info on 'imortant' people in Denmark, you need to consult the book 'Kraks Blå bog', which corresponds to 'Who's who' in the English language world. Published by Gads Forlag.

Why did Hitler's armies invade Norway and Denmark?

Adolf Hitler claimed Germany had to protect Scandinavia fromBritain and its allies. But, the real reason was to safeguard asupple of Sweden's iron ore for the Germany's was factories via theseaports of Norway and to give Germany and use of Denmark's andNorway's ports and airfields. With control of t (MORE)

How do you get to Denmark?

It would depend on where you are starting from. It is possible toget to Denmark in lots of ways, by air, sea and land.

Why did Germany invade Denmark and Norway in World War 2?

Denmark: The invasion of Denmark would create a staging area for operations in Norway. Furthermore, having control of Denmark would secure the Baltic Sea for Germany and the Soviet Union (Germany had an alliance with the Soviet Union). Plus, Denmark was a Nordic country and was meant to show the ben (MORE)

What are souvenirs from Denmark?

Judging from the souvenir shops it is still little figurines resembling the Status of the little mermaid. For kids is gotta be Lego toys.

Why didn't the Danish army fight the Germans when they invaded Denmark?

As most other western European countries Denmark during the 1930's experienced a political pressure to spend resources on the budding welfare state rather than on armament (compare Churchill's 'While England slept'). This means that Denmark who had led a successful armed neutrality policy during WWI (MORE)

How hot is Denmark?

In denmark we have a temperate climate, that means that in winter it is cold, and in the summer it is hot, but it also rains a lot etc. I don't know how accurate my explanation is, but then look it up! (Temperate climate) And right now, it rains in denmark. Which sucks!

Is Denmark a prison?

To my knowledge there is no prison called Denmark, it is however a country in Scandinavia, Europe

Does Denmark have a coast?

Denmark has about 7300 kilometers of coastline and nowhere in the country are you more than 52 kilometers from the coast.

What is the geogrphy of Denmark?

Denmark is a flat country, the highest point being around 200 metres (600 feet) above sea level. Most of Denmark's geography was created by glaciers and them melting some 10'000 years ago. Roughly speaking this means that the eastern parts are filled with huge rocks that the glaciers could carry ar (MORE)

What rhymes with Denmark?

Park, dark, Mark, shark, southwark, spark, bark, Newark, trademark, Clark, bookmark, benchmark, earmark, meadowlark, ballpark, landmark, trimark, airpark, brandmark, Lanark, watermark, birthmark, bismarck, flightpark and so on...

How rich is Denmark?

Very. I don't know an exact number, but I can say they are very rich. I belive they are the 13. richest country in the world.

What is the emblem in Denmark?

I don't really know what you mean about emblem, but Denmarks flag is read with a white cross, and it is also the oldest flag in the world. On Denmarks 10 kr. and 20 kr. coins, they have their queen on them, but Denmark couldn't care less about it. Denmark doesn't have any kind of symbol, like C (MORE)

Who is the mayor of Denmark and what does he do?

Denmark doesn't have a mayor, each municipalities has a mayor. The name is Prime Minister, and he rules the country. Of course not alone, we have democracy in Denmark. And he gets switched out every fourth year.

What did the Nazis do when they invaded denmark?

When they invaded, the danish people didn't really put up a fight( of course there was a Resistance though). After the invasion the Nazis went from building to building searching for Jews to exterminate.

Does Denmark have a prince?

Yes! Denmark has several princes. Three of them are adults and married. . Prins Consort Henrik (married to the queen) . Crown Prince Frederik . Prins Christian . Prince Joachim . Prince Nikolai . Prince Felix . Prince Henrik

Is Scandanavia in Denmark?

No it's the other way round. The Vikings (Scandanavian Soldiers) came from Sweden, Denmark and Norway, so that three countries join up to make a bigger country called Scandanavia. Hope my info helped:)

Who disscovers Denmark?

Denmark wasn't discovered in the same way as perhaps America. There is no danish equivalent to Christopher Colombus. Denmark was probably discovered some 10'000 years ago when the glaciers of the last ice age melted away and the land could be inhabited. Tribes of hunters probably wandered into Den (MORE)

When was Denmark decoverd?

Denmark wasn't discovered in the same way as perhaps America. There is no danish equivalent to Christopher Colombus. Denmark was probably discovered some 10'000 years ago when the glaciers of the last ice age melted away and the land could be inhabited. Tribes of hunters probably wandered into Denm (MORE)

What is a dollar in Denmark?

1 american dollar is currently worth 5.56 Danske Kroner (danish crowns, DKK). Denmark usually tries to fit the value of DKK to euro, so that 1 DKK at any time is worth around 7.5 euro.

Do they have a Santa in Denmark?

In Denmark Santa Claus is called Julemanden ('The Christmas Man'; 'jul' is the christmas holiday, 'manden' means 'the man'). He is believed to live in Greenland, a danish colony, and the stories about him are identical to those about Santa Claus.

Did Norway invade Denmark?

most likely in the past but it is very difficult to tell because of different empires controlling different areas of Europe Norway might have invaded Denmark but the fall of the roman empire for example over different disputes or attempts to keep the empire together of coarse they probable where not (MORE)

Why is Denmark called Denmark?

Most danes believe that it means Dan's Field, Den being derived from Dan, the name of an early king; and mark meaning a field in Danish. However there are a plethora of theories (see the Sources and relate links section, below).