BILDER TATT AV TYSKE SOLDATER I NORGE 1940 - 1945

Photos and photo albums captured in Norway during WWII


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falkenberg001.jpgNarvik - Sætermoen4767 viewsThe following photos are taken in the Narvik/ Setermoen area in Northern Norway summer/ autumn 1939. My late grandfather was an officer in the AAA (FlaK) on neutrality guard duty.
This one shows two soldiers manning a license-produced Colt machinegun M/29 (7,62mm/ .30 cal). These were used for low-level defence for the Bofors 40 mm guns.
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falkenberg002.jpgRjukan2990 viewsThis was taken at Rjukan in Southern Norway, April 1940. The war will come to Norway in a few days...These guys are frolicking in the spring sun, rather than manning their central sight. 1 comments00000
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falkenberg003.jpgSetermoen2944 viewsMaintenance on the Bofors 40mm guns. These were license-produced at the Kongsberg vaabenfabrik. Photo taken at Setermoen. 00000
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falkenberg004.jpgSetermoen3108 viewsSetermoen photo. A jolly-looking group of Norwegian soldiers. 00000
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falkenberg005.jpgTwo emplaced L-60 guns. Typical Northern Norway terrain.2007 views00000
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falkenberg006.jpgSetermoen2198 viewsWinter bivouac, probably Setermoen. Note NCOs carrying pistols, license-produced Colt M1911 (11,25mm/ .50 cal)00000
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falkenberg008.jpgAt the firing range, Setermoen. Rifles are Krag-Joergensen 6,5 mm2030 views00000
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falkenberg009.jpgBlurry shot. My grandfather, 2. Lt.2106 viewsEven if the shot is a bit blurry, the details on the uniform are quite clear. 00000
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falkenberg010.jpgSetermoen1737 viewsNot quite sure what these guys are doing..drawing straws?? Gun maintenance, Setermoen. My grandfather in the middle. 00000
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falkenberg011.jpgTransporting the battery, officers on a ferry in Northern Norway.1942 views00000
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falkenberg013.jpgM/S Foucauld2124 viewsThe ferry is being overtaken by a larger passenger vessel.

Turistbåten på bildet er franske M/S Foucauld på 11028 tonn, bygget for rederiet Compagnie des Chargeurs Reunis i 1923 som
kombinert laste- og passasjerskip D/S L'Hoedic. Skipet ble ombygget til dieseldrevet turistskip i 1929 og gitt navnet M/S Foucauld.
Skipet gikk tapt 15.juni 1940 i La Pallice etter et tysk flyangrep; EspenA
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falkenberg014.jpg2008 viewsMy grandfather at the extreme left, with fellow officers. 00000
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falkenberg015.jpg2300 viewsThe brand new trucks belonging to the unit. Setermoen, note mountain Storala in the background. 00000
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falkenberg016.jpg2 40mm guns.2069 views00000
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