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A stand against tyranny : Norway's physicians and the Nazis

Author: Maynard M Cohen; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"A Stand Against Tyranny presents the dramatic history of Norway's physicians during the Nazi Occupation. Throughout this important book Dr. Maynard Cohen weaves two principal interrelated themes: the valor, dedication, and irreplaceable contribution of Norwegian physicians to the Resistance Movement and the country's century-long progression from a position of official intolerance to a humanitarian state that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Norwegian
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cohen, Maynard M. (Maynard Manuel), 1920-
Stand against tyranny.
Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, 1997
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maynard M Cohen; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 081432603X 9780814326039
OCLC Number: 34553423
Description: 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A Brief History of Norway --
Ch.1. Introduction --
Ch.2. The Separation from Sweden --
Between Two World Wars --
Ch.3. Russian Prisoners of War --
Ch.4. Fridtjof Nansen in the League of Nations --
Ch.5. Nansen in Armenia --
The Shadow of War --
Ch.6. Quisling Turns to the Nazis --
Ch.7. Johan Scharffenberg: First among the Anti-Nazis --
Ch.8. Odd Nansen: In his Father's Footsteps --
Ch.9. Goliath in the North: the Russian Attack on Finland --
A No Longer Neutral Norway --
Ch.10. The Perfidious Invasion --
Ch.11. The Resistance Begins --
Ch.12. Nazi Pressures Mount --
Ch.13. The Underground Organizes --
Ch.14. The Campaign Against the Jews --
Ch.15. The Destruction of Telavag --
Ch.16. The Norwegian "Reserve Police" in Sweden --
Ch.17. The Power of the Press --
Ch.18. The University Is Closed --
Ch.19. An Underground Refuge --
Ch.20. Inside Nazi Prisons --
Ch.21. The Infamous Grini Prison --
Ch.22. Through the Hospitals to Safety --
Norwegians in Nazi Concentration Camps --
Ch.23. Leo Eitinger in Autchwitz and Buchenwald --
Ch.24. Odd Nansen in Sachsenhausen: A Daybook of Despair --
The March to Freedom --
Ch.25. The Occupation's End --
Ch.26. Leiv Kreyberg: Caring for Norway's Allies --
Ch.27. A Tragedy in the North --
The Aftermath of War --
Ch.28. Leo Eitinger's Long Journey Home --
Ch.29. Judgment Day: The Trial of Vidkun Quisling --
Epilogue --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Responsibility: Maynard M. Cohen.


While many citizens participated on the Resistance, the role of Norway's physicians was central to its efforts. This book retells the dramatic history of Norway's physicians during the Nazi  Read more...


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