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Invasion of Norway.

Herman K. Lehmkuhl

Invasion of Norway.

by Herman K. Lehmkuhl

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Norway

  • Edition Notes

    Published by the authority of the Norwegian Government.

    SeriesHutchinson Pocket specials
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. illus., port.
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15433218M

    This new book documents the German invasion of Norway, focussing on the events at sea. More than most other campaigns of WWII, Operation Weserubung has been shrouded in mystery, legend and flawed knowledge. Strategic, political and legal issues were at best unclear, while military issues were dominated by risk; the German success was the result.   The second volume is The Battle for Norway, April-June It also discusses the invasion of Denmark - but only in the context of how it affected the invasion of Norway. In particular, this book offers lessons for people involved in leadership roles, because it shows how the lack of proper planning, training, and the lack of specific Reviews:

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Invasion of Norway by Herman K. Lehmkuhl Download PDF EPUB FB2

The second volume is The Battle for Norway, April-June It also discusses the invasion of Denmark - but only in the context of Invasion of Norway. book it affected the invasion of Norway. In particular, this book offers lessons for people involved in leadership roles, because it shows how the lack of proper planning, training, and the lack of specific directions during events basically handed Norway to the Cited by: 2.

The story of the German invasion is very clearly told in a way no other English language book on the subject has ever done. The first part of the book focuses on the prelude to the invasion while the second half describes how the invasion unfolded in each major geographical area of Norway/5(23).

The first book by Norwegian author Geirr H. Haarr is a detailed examination of the German invasion of Norway. Told mostly from the Norwegian point of view with a great deal of the German perspective thrown in/5.

Book: Cover Type. Softcover. Add to cart. Overview Author Reviews. Overview. This major history documents the German invasion of Norway, focusing on the events at sea. The first operation in which the air force, army, and navy worked closely together, Operation Weserübung included the first dive-bomber attack to sink a major warship and the.

The bitter years describes the insanity of the invasion of DK and Norway by the hun. It's a great resource for anyone studying the Nordic Model and Scandinavian politics and sociology.

An important text but long and a little boring/5(10). The book "Snow Treasure" by Marie McSwigan is a historical-fiction book about a boy named Peter that had to save his country of Norway because the Germans were invading them.

Peter, his friend Michael, and other kids in their school have to hide all of Norway's gold so that his uncle Victor can store it in a Invasion of Norway. book place from the Germans.4/5().

Several outstanding books about Operation Weseruebung were instrumental in my analysis of what happened to Norway in April of The German Northern Theater of Operations, by Earl Ziemke is an excellent source. The book Sabotage: The Mission To Destroy Hitler’s Atomic Bomb by Neal Bascomb is an action-driven nonfiction narrative set in Norway, during World War 2.

This book is based on the two missions performed by a small group of Norwegian soldiers in order to destroy the Nazi’s plan of building a /5(). The book: almost pages (and small print - equals +!) on the days of April,in the Norway theatre.

Mostly naval, by the nature of the action, but including aviation and ground force details. Very well illustrated with hundreds of well-reproduced b/w s:   David Lough reviews Six Minutes in May: How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister by Nicholas Shakespeare.

T he news that Germany had invaded Norway. World War II - World War II - The invasion of Norway: British plans for landings on the Norwegian coast in the third week of March were temporarily postponed. Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, however, was by that time convinced that some aggressive action ought to be taken; and Paul Reynaud, who succeeded Édouard Daladier as France’s premier on Ma was of the same opinion.

"This is the second book in a series of two, covering the events at sea during the German invasion of Norway inthe first modern campaign in which sea, air and ground forces interacted decisively.

Part one covers the events at sea off southern and western Norway where Norwegian and British forces attempted to halt the German advance out of the invasion ports as well as the stream of. The German occupation of Norway during World War II began on 9 April after German forces invaded the neutral Scandinavian country of tional armed resistance to the German invasion ended on 10 June and Nazi Germany controlled Norway until the capitulation of German forces in Europe on 8/9 May Throughout this period, Norway was continuously occupied by the.

This is a monumental, hugely detailed and very impressive account of the early stages of the German invasion of Norway, focusing on the build-up to war, the initial German attack and the naval campaigns that followed, and with much more attention paid to the Norwegian point of view than is often the case.

Based on primary sources from British, German, and Norwegian archives, this book gives a balanced account of the reasons behind the invasion and showcases an unrivaled collection of photographs. As the definitive study of Germany's first and last major seaborne invasion, it offers a close look at an important but often neglected aspect of World Brand: Naval Institute Press.

After the Nazi invasion in Aprilthe king and the government fled to London while in Norway a puppet government was established that operated at the behest of Nazi Germany. Half of Norway’s Jews, about people, were sent to the death. The King's Choice (Norwegian: Kongens nei, meaning "The King's No") is a biographical war film directed by Erik is a co-production of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Ireland, and was selected as the Norwegian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards.

In Decemberit made the shortlist of nine films to be considered for a nomination at the 89th. A number of books and films have told and made familiar the story of the invasion on April 9, and occupation of the country of Norway until May 8.

This major new history documents the German invasion of Norway, focusing on the events at sea. The first operation in which the air force, army, and navy worked closely together, Operation Weser bung included the first dive-bomber attack to sink a major warship and the first carrier task-force operations.

Based on primary sources from British, German, and Norwegian archives, the book gives a 5/5(1). Hitler Strikes North: The Nazi Invasion of Norway and Denmark, 9 April by Jack Greene and Alessandro Massignani | out of 5 stars 8. Read "Forcible Entry And The German Invasion Of Norway, " by Major Michael W.

Richardson available from Rakuten Kobo. The air-sea-land forcible entry of Norway in utilized German operational innovation and boldness to secure victory. If there is a more meticulously researched book on Germany's 9-April invasion of Denmark and Norway I would be astonished.

The clearly-written narrative is one page shy of but the appendices and other references comprised of sections titled Chronology, Notes, Bibliography, Glossary of Terms, Order of Battle (for Denmark and Germany but oddly not for Norway) and of course the /5(1).The German operation for the invasion of Denmark and Norway in April was code-named Weserübung, or "Weser Exercise."Opposing the invasion were the partially mobilized Norwegian military, and an allied expeditionary force composed of British, French, and Free Polish formations.

The following list formed the order of battle for this campaign.