The Boys Who Challenged Hitler By: Phillip Hoose
The novel is set in Denmark, which was invaded by the Nazis on the ninth of April 1940.
The Nazis took over Denmark quite easily due to the fact that Denmark had a very weak government.
Map of Denmark
Some of the key locations from the novel took place in the Pedersen's cathedral house, and in several of the Nazi's bunks.
- Some of the traditional beliefs during this time period were Christianity and Catholicity.
- Some of the general practices included going to a private religious based school.
- Also Knud, a main character, and his family owned a cathedral as a house, proving they are religious.
- Also Knud's father was a priest.