About the film
world war ii
Fyra dagar som skakade Sverige - Midsommarkrisen 1941
Release Date: January 03, 1988
|Writers||:||Hans Villius, Olle Häger|
At dawn on June 22, 1941, Germany invaded the Soviet Union. On the same morning, Germany demanded permission from the Swedish government to transport 18,000 German soldiers from Norway to Finland across Sweden by railway. This was a difficult problem for the Swedish government. On one hand remaining friendly with Germany at the height of its power, on the other maintaining a strict neutrality. The Swedish cabinet meet in Stockholm to decide upon the best reply to the German demands.