The Boys Who Challenged Hitler Symbols & Objects

Phillip Hoose
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Blue Churchill Club symbol

The Churchill Club members scrawl a symbol around the city that signifies that the Danish resistance exists. The boys create a blue symbol that is reminiscent of the Nazi swastika. However, the boys' symbol represents the efforts of the Danish resistance. Once, when they forget to draw this symbol, they return to write it in order to demonstrate that the action was resistance, not vandalism.

Bicycles

Bicycles were the Churchill Club's primary weapon. With bikes, they could transport themselves to complete their actions, as well as getting away without detection. At the same time, however, the bikes seemed innocent to German soldiers, leading them astray from the actual culprits of these actions. Bikes later became the tools of saboteurs around the country.

The monastery

The monastery where the Pedersen family lives is their sanctuary. Not only is it a church, but it is...

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