Tagged: WWII

Randi Millman-Brown - photocopy of German file from 1941

The Search for Thor

Twenty down; 4,837 to go by Randi Millman-Brown Thor Jensen, 36, moves from Oslo to Hammerfest. He is promoted to bank manager, becomes engaged, and takes a one-month hiking trip through occupied Finnmark in...

The remains of the heavy water cellar.

Historical discovery at Vemork

The site of the famous WWII heavy water sabotage has been found in good shape Special Release Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum A historical industrial-archaeological find has been made at Vemork, the site of the...

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The Search for Thor: Introduction

by Randi Millman-Brown Thor Einar Jensen (1904-1941), was my great-uncle. He was a Norwegian banker and artist who died under mysterious circumstances during the Nazi occupation of Norway. I am writing a novel about...

Film review: The King’s Choice

Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. The King’s Choice (Kongens nei) was named Best Norwegian Film of 2016 by the Norwegian Film Critics Association. It was Norway’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at...

June 7: why Norwegians honor it

Part 2 of the Ola Ljødal story, with connecting material by Barbara Rostad Ola Ljødal Moelv, Norway Barbara K. Rostad Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho The first significant June 7 in Norwegian history was over...