Victoria Hofmo writes about Gail Halvorsen, who died at 101 in February and was a decorated military pilot known as the Berlin Candy Bomber.
Category: Norwegian Heritage
Tanja K. Eie shares the story of Gunvald Tomstad, a World War II hero she discovered when visiting her father’s hometown of Flekkefjord, Norway.
Koppmoll is a short documentary film that tells the story of what happened during World War II in northern Norway.
Minnekirken, the Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church in Chicago, celebrates its grand reopening after its restoration of the building’s facade.
Daniel Albert tells the story of Norway’s Princess Märtha Louise, her place in the royal family and what she has done to make global headlines.
Bonnie Svardal of Sequim, Wash., whose mother danced with Norway’s Crown Prince Olav in 1939, wishes
she had asked her parents more questions.
Victoria Hofmo interview several people who have special Easter memories from their neighborhoods in Brooklyn, N.Y., from decades past.
Travel Editor Cynthia Elyce Rubin tells the dark tale of Norwegian Belle Gunness, a serial killer in Illinois from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Victoria Hofmo connects threads of the past from the Viking Age to today’s ties between Ukraine and Norway, which denounces Russian invasion.
Victoria Hofmo reports on the U.S. military brigade called the Viking Battalion set up during World War II to carry out its missions on skis.