Images and Pictures
of the German Invasion of Denmark
German Invasion of Norway
(April 9, 1940)--Germany invaded Norway and Denmark on
April 9, 1940, in order to secure Norwegian routes for
the Swedish iron ore that German industry needed for
Hitler's war. German troops conducted a swift and very
easy invasion and occupation of Denmark by both the sea
and the ground, swiftly occupying Denmark.
See also: German
Invasion of Poland
and Film of the German Invasion of Poland
(1939) and the
and Pictures of the German Invasion of Denmark
transport planes over Denmark on the morning of April 9,
German troops are
airlifted into the Aalborg airport
in Denmark, 1940.
German planes drop
propaganda over Copenhagen, Denmark, 1940.
Christian X During World War Two.