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26,548. Hitler orders a pre-emptive strike against both Norway and Denmark. (World War II & Norway & Denmark) Visions of War: The World in Flames 2012
83,298. Norway had hoped to remain neutral. Although comparable in size to Denmark, its armed forces were stronger. The country was to provide stronger resistance to the Nazis. Norway had its own Nazi party. World War II: The Complete History: The War that Wasn’t
83,299. After just two weeks of fighting the Germans were in complete control of the South of Norway. And British and French troops were undertaking the first of what were to be a series of evacuations by sea. ibid.
26,562. Germany’s armies swept northward into Denmark and Norway. The aim was to conquer Norway and to secure Scandinavia on Germany’s northern flank. Denmark was just in the way. A British expedition to aid Norway was quickly defeated. (World War II & Denmark & Norway) World War II: The Complete History: A Kind of Victory
26,786. In the winter of 1943 the Fiords of northern Norway provided a lair for the last of Adolf Hitler’s battle fleet. One of them was a battle-cruiser Scharnhorst … The Scharnhorst posed a threat to the allies’ artic convoys. (World War II & Ships & Norway) Secrets of World War II: The End of the Scharnhorst e16
83,300. Norse legends record the triumphs of great warriors with advanced weaponry, sophisticated combat techniques and navigational prowess. Like the Greeks, Norse mythology recounts supernatural beings, other worlds and powerful gods. (Norway & Mythology) Ancient Aliens: Gods & Aliens
83,301. For many years, it seemed as if nothing changed in Norway. You could leave the country for three months, travel the world, through coups d’etat, assassinations, famines, massacres and tsunamis, and come home to find that the only new thing in the newspapers was the crossword puzzle. Jo Nesbo
97,299. The Islands of Svalbard: within a few weeks frozen wastelands burst into life … from perpetual darkness to perpetual light, from frozen ice world to land of vibrant life … One of the planet’s most extreme changes. (Norway & Earth) Earth’s Greatest Spectacle II: Svalbard, BBC 2016
97,300. The Svalbard winter – A night that last for months. (Norway & Earth & Winter) ibid.
97,301. Polar bear … is quite comfortable even at minus forty. (Norway & Earth & Polar Bear) ibid.
97,302. When the moon rises it can stay up for a week. (Norway & Earth & Moon) ibid.
97,303. Magic colours in the Arctic Sky: Aurora Borealis – the northern lights. (Norway & Earth) ibid.
97,304. Beautiful but brutal: vast glaciers flow from lonely peaks. (Norway & Earth & Glacier) ibid.