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Bataille de Narvik 1940

Bataille de Narvik 1940

First Battle of Narvik 10 April 1940

First Battle of Narvik 10 April 1940

Fallschirmjager At Bjørnfjell, outside Narvik, april 1940, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Fallschirmjäger troops outside Narvik, Norway April Pin by Paolo Marzioli

German wounded in Narvik, 1940

Bundesarchive Photos 1933 - all fields of WWII - Page 7

GERMAN INVASION NORWAY 1940. The German destroyer GEORG THIELE beached in Rombaksfjord off Sildvika, after the naval action off Narvik, 13 April 1940.

A The German destroyer GEORG THIELE beached in Rombaksfjord off Sildvika after the naval action off Narvik 13 April

WW2 Norway 1940. Norwegian soldiers from 6th div in wintercamoflage, Troms 1940

Norway Norwegian soldiers from div in wintercamoflage, Troms 1940

Narvik 1940

Norwegian sami years old), French Allied soldier and Norwegian soldier in Northern-Norway

13 April 1940 worldwartwo.filminspector.com Second Battle of Narvik

Events of 13 April including the Second Battle of Narvik which results in a British victory.

Map of the Narvik area, northern Norway, in 1940

The city of Narvik was used for the transportation of iron ore from Sweden as the harbor was ice free. The supply of iron ore was very important to both sides in the war, with the interest sparking one of the largest scale battles fought in World War II.