Lofoten Raid 75th Year Commemoration in London

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An event in London with Borge Kjeldstad

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… Ww2 Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Cienfuegos, Fighter Pilot, Fighter Jets, Dieppe Raid, Normandy Beach, The Spitfires

332 Squadron at Catterick 1942

Most of 332 Squadron pilots at North Weald, winter of Fighter Pilot, Fighter Jets, Ww2 Spitfire, Blue Angels, Lofoten, World War Two, Airplanes, Wwii, Norway

Most of 332 Squadron pilots at North Weald, winter of 42-43.

Svein Heglund and Rolf Arne Berg, 331 Squadron, North Weald Heglund and Berg became one of the top fighter pilots from Norway in Heglund survived the war, Berg was KIA in Feb Fighter Pilot, Fighter Jets, Strange History, Weird Stories, Military Service, Lofoten, Make You Smile, Ww2, Norway
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Svein Heglund and Rolf Arne Berg, 331 Squadron, North Weald 1943. Heglund and Berg became one of the top fighter pilots from Norway in WW2. Heglund survived the war, Berg was KIA in Feb 1945.

Vemork Heavy Water Plant, Norway, of which the Germans were obsessed - as a matter of fact it is with this heavy water plant that Hitler hoped to use to develop his own atom bomb before the US or any other of the Allies Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Power, Seven Pillars Of Wisdom, Heavy Water, Hydroelectric Power, Scandinavian Countries, Ww2 Photos, The Third Reich, The Secret History
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This is a nighttime view of Norsk Hydro’s Vemork hydroelectric power plant outside Rjukan in Norway. It was later the site of the first plant in the world to mass-produce heavy water, a component of early nuclear energy. The production of heavy water was considered a serious enough part of German atomic bomb development that at least five separate attacks were launched on the Vemork plant by British, U.S., and Norwegian resistance forces during the German occupation in World War II.

Nå kan du lese dagbøkene til Leif Tronstad Good People, Amazing People, Heavy Water, Lofoten, World War Two, Finland, Norway, Folk, Hero
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Nå kan du lese dagbøkene til Leif Tronstad

Riksarkivet gjør dagbøkene til Sandvika-mannen tilgjengelige.

4 1941 Commando Raid on the Lofoten Islands. British Commandos mount surprise raid on the German occupied Lofoten Islands and destroy oil supplies used in making explosives, and take away prisoners. British Commandos, Military Units, Total War, Ww2 Tanks, British Soldier, March 4, Lofoten, World War Two, Wwii

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British Commandos mount surprise raid on the German occupied Lofoten Islands and destroy oil supplies used in making explosives, and take away prisoners.

This Day in WWII History: Mar Britain launches Operation Claymore & in Eighth Air Force bombs Berlin Lofoten, World War Two, Ww2, Norway, Britain, Air Force, Product Launch, London, History
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This Day in WWII History: Mar 4, 1941: Britain launches Operation Claymore & in 1944: Eighth Air Force bombs Berlin

Mar 4, 1941: Britain launches Operation Claymore The British navy raids a German position off the coast of Norway and inside the Arctic Circle—the Lofoten Islands. The raid, code name Operation Claymore, proved highly destructive of its target—an armed German trawler—but ultimately a failure in achieving its objective, the capture of an Enigma decoding machine. The Brits severely damaged the trawler, called the Krebs, and killed 14 German sailors, took another 25 prisoner, and destroyed the…

Cpl John Shaw , Lofoten Raid, Mar 1941 - This Day in WWII History: Mar Britain launches Operation Claymore British Armed Forces, British Soldier, British Army, Commonwealth, D Day 1944, British Commandos, Marine Commandos, Home Guard, Royal Engineers
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This Day in WWII History: Mar 4, 1941: Britain launches Operation Claymore & in 1944: Eighth Air Force bombs Berlin

Mar 4, 1941: Britain launches Operation Claymore The British navy raids a German position off the coast of Norway and inside the Arctic Circle—the Lofoten Islands. The raid, code name Operation Claymore, proved highly destructive of its target—an armed German trawler—but ultimately a failure in achieving its objective, the capture of an Enigma decoding machine. The Brits severely damaged the trawler, called the Krebs, and killed 14 German sailors, took another 25 prisoner, and destroyed the…

historywars: British commandos watching the destruction of oil factories in the Lofoten Islands during Operation Claymore. In March British Commandos, Spooky Places, Lest We Forget, Lofoten, Factories, Destruction, Ww2, Islands, March

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L/Cpl Ernest Brooks and Pte. Alfred Brooking - This Day in WWII History: Mar Britain launches Operation Claymore Lofoten, Wwii, Norway, Britain, Air Force, Berlin, Germany, Product Launch, London
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This Day in WWII History: Mar 4, 1941: Britain launches Operation Claymore & in 1944: Eighth Air Force bombs Berlin

Mar 4, 1941: Britain launches Operation Claymore The British navy raids a German position off the coast of Norway and inside the Arctic Circle—the Lofoten Islands. The raid, code name Operation Claymore, proved highly destructive of its target—an armed German trawler—but ultimately a failure in achieving its objective, the capture of an Enigma decoding machine. The Brits severely damaged the trawler, called the Krebs, and killed 14 German sailors, took another 25 prisoner, and destroyed the…

Heroic volunteers from Lofoten Islands in London to join fight for Norway's freedom - Old Soul, Lofoten, London Life, 8th Of March, British History, Volunteers, World War Two, Great Britain, Norway
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Heroic volunteers from Lofoten Islands in London to join fight for Norway's freedom - 8-March-1941

Nearly three hundred volunteers from the Lofoten Islands, who were brought back to England by the British Navy after the daring and successful raid on the Nazi controlled islands, are in London to join the Norwegian Forces here in the fight for the freedom of their country.'

Borge Kjeldstad in London for the Lofoten Raid exhibit for year of commemoration on March Lofoten, Exhibit, March, Blazer, London, Jackets, Fashion, Down Jackets, Moda

Borge Kjeldstad in London for the Lofoten Raid exhibit for 75th year of commemoration on 08th March 2016.

Borge Kjeldstad artist of Krig kunst was in London on March 2016 to showcase his art work to commemorate the Lofoten Volunteers from the Svolvaer raid in This was a brilliant art event in London at the Norwegian Church in Rotherhithe. 8th March, Fifth Generation, Lofoten, Fishing Villages, Volunteers, Norway, Art Work, London, Artist
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Borge Kjeldstad artist of Krig kunst was in London on 8th March 2016 to showcase his art work to commemorate the Lofoten Volunteers from the Svolvaer raid in 1941. This was a brilliant art event in London at the Norwegian Church in Rotherhithe.

Svolvaerraidet year commemoration in London. Steven dalfest (England) and Borge Kjeldstad (Norway) Lofoten, Norway, England, London, Style, Fashion, Swag, Moda, Fashion Styles

Svolvaerraidet 75th year commemoration in London. Steven dalfest (England) and Borge Kjeldstad (Norway)

Lofoten Raid commemoration of 75 years anniversary of Operation Claymore and Lofoten Volunteers returning to England in A small art memorial event at Norwegian Church in London with Steven dalfest and Borge Kjeldstad. Lofoten, Small Art, Volunteers, Anniversary, England, Memories, London, Memoirs, Souvenirs

Lofoten Raid commemoration of 75 years anniversary of Operation Claymore and Lofoten Volunteers returning to England in 1941. A small art memorial event at Norwegian Church in London with Steven dalfest and Borge Kjeldstad.

Borge Kjeldstad art exhibit at the Norwegian church London. Lofoten, Exhibit, London, Frame, Home Decor, Art, Picture Frame, Art Background, Decoration Home
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Borge Kjeldstad art exhibit at the Norwegian church London.