Arctic War - Norway's Role on The Northern Front

N O August 5th, 1940,12 Norwegians whom fate had thrown together in a Salvation Army hostel In Iceland decided to form their own private “Army ”In order to continue the fight against Nazism. They called themselves “Norwegian Company, Iceland," and began collecting equipment suitable for Six skl-troops. weeks later, still unrecognised officially by either the British or Norwegian authorities, the force, which had by now increased to 18, hoisted the Norwegian flag In Iceland for the first time In the name of the Norwegian So Army. began the first phase of the free Norwegians’ participation In the war In the Arctic, it has taken them allover the Northern Hemisphere— Iceland, Green­land, Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen and back to Arctic Norway
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