But if Wilhelmina needs to be criticized or questioned, why hasn't Charlotte gotten the same treatment? Why was opinion unanimous in supporting her decision to leave her country, and not be accused of *abandoning* them? Why weren't questions raised about her choice, and why was her reception by her countrymen uniformly enthusiastic at the end of the war and return? What kind of Jewish population did Luxembourg have, and did any of them criticize her similarly? Or perhaps she did more for them?
I have similar questions about King Haakon VII of Norway ...
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