The War Illustrated No 37 Vol 2 May 17th 1940

May VIth, 1940 The War Illustrated 513 Young Norway in the Front Line of War Two Norw e g ian marksmen (top )take a steady aim with their rifles as they stand in their snow trench facing the Nazi invaders nearS ten k je r. The town o f tenS k je r (ab o v e), sou tho f Nam s o s ,was mob bed by Nazi ’planes until it was amass o f sm o u ld erin g ruins. The German photograph (above) shows a captured Norw e g ian soldier being searched, awhile heavily armed guard o f German soldiers stands around. ,,V. Evacuation o f wounded Norwegians from Nam so (left)s was effected by Red Cross m too ram b u lances as the Allies were withdraw in g.In the mean ­while, Norw e g ian troops continued infighting the region o fRo eros, where they were reported to have met with local successes. A patrol in this area is shown (right) settin gout along a snow -co v ered road .Of particular interest is the lightness o f their equipment com pared with that o f British troops. Photos, Associated Press and Planet News Colonel G e tz ,com man ding Norw e g ian 5th Division in the Trondheim sec tor, surrendered on May 3. H e issued an Order o f the Day stating that the Allies ’failure had made it necessary.
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