• The Yellow Star:  The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark

    The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark

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    The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark Description:

    "If you wished to hide a star, where would you place it?"
    Without the yellow star to point them out, the Jews looked like any other Danes. For centuries, the Star of David was a symbol of Jewish pride. But during World War II, Nazis used the star to segregate and terrorize the Jewish people. Except in Denmark. When Nazi soldiers occupied his country, King Christian X of Denmark committed himself to keeping all Danes safe from harm, and the bravery of the Danes and their king during that dangerous time has inspired many legends. The most enduring is the legend of the yellow star, which symbolizes the loyalty and fearless spirit of the king and his people.

    Deedy's lyrical prose and Sørensen's arresting portraits unite to create a powerful and dignified story of heroic justice, a story for all people and all times. Hard Paperback Cover.