Ellen Christina Sjøwall

Ellen Christina Sjøwall

Head of design, Exhibition designer at Museum of Natural History, UiO Oslo
Ellen Christina Sjøwall
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Norwegians...Fight for Norway! A poster recruiting Norwegian collaborators into the Waffen SS.  After the ease of conquering other Scandinavian countries, Hitler was surprised and infuriated by Norway's fierce resistance and refusal to bow to Nazi might.  Norwegian resistance - with British assistance - kept the Germans under constant pressure until the end of the war.

Norwegians - Fight for Norway! A poster recruiting Norwegians into the Waffen SS. Rougly 6000 Norwegians served in Waffen SS units on the Eastern front during WWII until the end in Berlin.

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Waffen SS recruitment poster attempting to draw volunteers from Norway to man the Norske Legion and fight against Bolshevism. Such efforts failed, with only a handful of Norwegians fighting as Waffen SS until the end of the war. Note the poster's Viking theme.

Norwegian collaborationist poster urges young Norwegians to join the Waffen SS "to fight against Bolshevism.

Norvegian SS recruiting poster,1940

Today in Hitler authorizes Operation Weserübung the invasion of Norway. The invasion of 'neutral' Norway was deemed necessary to ensure the steady supply of iron ore to Germany from Sweden via sea-going freighters along the Norwegian coast.

Norwegian poster Do not forget your honorable dept for the fighter at Front Contributions are received - Front Fighter Office

Norwegian poster Do not forget your honorable dept for the fighter at Front Contributions are received - Front Fighter Office