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The Battle of Gratangen occurred during the first Norwegian counter-attack in the Narvik Campaign. Wikipedia
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Sentences forBattle of Gratangen
- German forces then overpowered Norwegian troops at Gratangen.
- After completing the mobilization in his area of responsibility and stopping the German advances into Troms, Colonel Løken was in overall command of the early counter-attacks carried out in late April 1940 by the 6th Brigade against the German forces in the Gratangen area.
- Bratland first fought in the Battle of Gratangen.
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