Terje Birkedal writes about a mission during World War II that is covered in Frode Lindgjerdet’s book, Operation RYPE, published in 2023.
Author: Terje Birkedal
A review of newly published book, The Viking Battalion, which tells the story of the Norwegian-speaking unit of the U.S. Army in World War II.
A new study looks at the flow of genetic material into Scandinavia during various eras of the last 2,000 years.
Terje Birkedal and Paul Gleeson tell of the Prince Arthur shipwreck in 1903 and the Norwegians who buried the dead and helped the survivors.
Terje Birkedal reviews the book Women and Weapons in the Viking World: Amazons of the North by archeologist Leszek Gardela, published in 2021.
Terje Birkedal and Paul Gleeson write about Lake Ozette in Washington, the place where many Scandinavian immigrants settled in the late 1800s.
Terje Birkedal reviews the book Men of Terror: A Comprehensive Analysis of Viking Combat that covers the variety of war methods and weapons used.
Terje Birkedal reviews the book Vikings
at War, which focuses on Vikings as warriors who fought and learned from many peoples of the world.
Terje Birkedal uncovers evidence in sagas and poetry that Vikings were fierce warriors whose strong feelings and emotions included love.
Terje Birkedal shares his review of popular historian Arthur L. Herman’s upcoming book, The Viking Heart: How Scandinavians Coquered the World.