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The Aarhus Occupation Museum is locate in a section of the old police station at the centre of Aarhus - the second largest city in Denmark. During the last part of World War II the old police station was used as headquarter for the local branch of Gestapo. The museum tells the story about the German occupation of Denmark during World War II. The museum has a collection of uniforms, weapons and other effects from that period.
   
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Some of the many German World War II items displayed at the Aarhus Occupation Museum.

Some of the many German World War II items displayed at the Aarhus Occupation Museum.
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The original German World War II eagle from the Gestapo headquarter in Aarhus displayed at the Aarhus Occupation Museum. The museum is located in the same building that Gestapo used for their headquarter.

The original German World War II eagle from the Gestapo headquarter in Aarhus displayed at the Aarhus Occupation Museum. The museum is located in the same building that Gestapo used for their headquarter.
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A mask used by some of the Danish Gestapo minions during torture of Danish resistance people displayed at the Aarhus Occupation Museum. The mask should hide their identity so that they could not be recognized by their victims.

A mask used by some of the Danish Gestapo minions during torture of Danish resistance people displayed at the Aarhus Occupation Museum. The mask should hide their identity so that they could not be recognized by their victims.
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A Royal Air Force survival map displayed at the Aarhus Occupation Museum.

A Royal Air Force survival map displayed at the Aarhus Occupation Museum.
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Some of the Allied weapons delivered to the Danish resistance movement during World War II - displayed at the Aarhus Occupation Museum.

Some of the Allied weapons delivered to the Danish resistance movement during World War II - displayed at the Aarhus Occupation Museum.
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An armband worn by the Danish resistance movement in the days after the liberation of Denmark (5th of May 1945) -  displayed at the Aarhus Occupation Museum.

An armband worn by the Danish resistance movement in the days after the liberation of Denmark (5th of May 1945) -  displayed at the Aarhus Occupation Museum.
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