Norwegian pilots of the No. 331 Squadron, Royal Air Force posing with a Supermarine Spitfire at the North Weald Airfield.

Edited version of the DVD "North Weald Airfield - flying for freedom", released 2006 by Streets Ahead Productions.

Spitfire Vs of 331 (N) Squadron at Catterick on their way to North Weald, spring 1942

In amongst the hundreds of RAF fighter aircraft operating over the Normandy beachhead on 6 June 1944 were Spitfires from Norway’s two squadrons, 331 and Tor Idar Larsen looks at the par…

Kaj Birksted and Wilhelm Mohr, 331 and 332 Squadron. Birksted was a Dane fighting with the Norwegian squadrons. Mohr was squadron leader for 332. Both surived the war.

Kaj Birksted and Wilhelm Mohr, 331 and 332 Squadron. Birksted was a Dane fighting with the Norwegian squadrons. Mohr was squadron leader for Both surived the war.

What's left of Wing Commander Rolf Arne Bergs Spitfire, Feburary 1945. Berg was shot down tour-expired +1 sortie.

What's left of Wing Commander Rolf Arne Bergs Spitfire, Feburary Berg was shot down tour-expired sortie.

Egil Hagen, Østre Toten

Egil Hagen, Østre Toten

"Little Norway" was a Training Camp located in Canada  for Norwegian fighter pilots while Norway was occupied by Germany during Second World War.

"Little Norway" was a Training Camp located in Canada for Norwegian fighter pilots while Norway was occupied by Germany during Second World War.

Kaj Birksted, Arne Austeen, Werner Christie, Nils Jørstad, mars 1944

Kaj Birksted, Arne Austeen, Werner Christie, Nils Jørstad, mars 1944

orwegian 331 Squadron pilots in November 1942. On top: Johannes Greiner, Martin Gran. Second row, l-r: Helge Sognnæs (died 1943), Leif Lundsten (d. 1944), Stein Sem (d. 1942), Knut Backe (d. 1944), Anton C. Hagerup (d. 1943), Rolf Arne Berg (d. 1945), the Squadron's Intelligence Officer Philip Yateman, Rolf Engelsen and Svein Heglund. Bottom: Reidar Haave Olsen (d. 1944), Kristian Nyerrød, Fredrik Fearnley (d. 1944) with Varg, Kaj Birksted from Denmark and Tarald Weisteen.

orwegian 331 Squadron pilots in November 1942. On top: Johannes Greiner, Martin Gran. Second row, l-r: Helge Sognnæs (died 1943), Leif Lundsten (d. 1944), Stein Sem (d. 1942), Knut Backe (d. 1944), Anton C. Hagerup (d. 1943), Rolf Arne Berg (d. 1945), the Squadron's Intelligence Officer Philip Yateman, Rolf Engelsen and Svein Heglund. Bottom: Reidar Haave Olsen (d. 1944), Kristian Nyerrød, Fredrik Fearnley (d. 1944) with Varg, Kaj Birksted from Denmark and Tarald Weisteen.

Arvid Piltingsrud, Finn Thorsager

Arvid Piltingsrud, Finn Thorsager

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