: I was a little surprised by
: the one regarding Queen Ingrid and her
: dislike for Germans. Was this based solely
: on the occupation of Denmark by Germany in
However, let's not forget that Queen Ingrid was by birth a princess of SWEDEN -- a country that was neutral during the war, and never suffered German occupation. So there was no reason for her to harbor any resentment toward Richard's country on account of any misfortune that befell her native land.
Everything she endured at the hands, of course, was as a Dane -- by marriage. But then, there would have been no reason to single Ingrid out, for hostile feelings toward Germany for this reason: all the Danes would have been in the same boat with her. And that included her own husband, Frederick.
Then again, there is the added twist that the couple (back then Crown Prince and Princess) were technically Danish royals, but not Danes (it's a well-known fact that German blood runs galore among European royals).
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