Battle for Norway: April-June 1940

Battle for Norway: April-June 1940

by Geirr H. Haarr

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591140511
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Publication date: 06/01/2010
Pages: 458
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vi

1 Introduction 1

2 Operation Weserübung 3

3 The Dangers of Improvisation 6

4 War Throughout the Land 39

5 Romsdalsfjorden - Sickleforce 57

6 Namsos - Mauriceforce 103

7 Carrier Task Force 137

8 Cutting the Losses 156

9 Events in the South 180

10 A Winters Tale 191

11 The Long Retreat 276

12 Withdrawal 302

13 Operation Juno 318

14 Epilogue 367

Appendices 370

A Ships in Service with the Royal Norwegian Navy, April 1940 370

B Main Units of the Norwegian Army c.15 April 1940 383

C The German Army in Norway, 1940 387

D Luftwaffe Units in Norway, April-May 1940 393

E Allied Vessels Involved in the Norwegian Campaign 398

F Allied Land Forces Involved in the Norwegian Campaign 406

G Allied Personnel Involved with the Norwegian Government 408

Abbreviations and Glossaries 411

Notes 415

References 445

Index 450

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