Tagged: Quisling

The coining of quisling

M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Quisling is a term that originated in Norway. In the Scandinavian languages and in English, it denotes a person who collaborates with an enemy, and in general it’s a...

Quisling

The making of a Norwegian traitor

Part three of four: Vidkun betrays Norway and Quisling enters the lexicon Alianna Boszhardt Washington It was Winston Churchill who first used the name Quisling to mean traitor, in his public address following the...

Vidkun Quisling

The making of a Norwegian traitor

Part one of four: What’s in a name? Alianna Boszhardt Washington For those growing up post World War II, the peculiar Norwegian name Quisling was often used as a synonym for traitor, specifically against...