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Sentences forBattle of Hegra Fortress
- Hegra Fortress continued to resist German attacks until 5 May – it was of Allied propaganda importance, like Narvik.
- It became one of the two last strongholds of Norwegian resistance in southern Norway during World War II, the other being Hegra Fortress.
- On 5 May, the last Norwegian resistance pockets remaining in South and Central Norway were defeated at Vinjesvingen and Hegra Fortress.
- Holtermann is best known as the commander of Hegra Fortress during the Battle of Hegra Fortress in the Norwegian Campaign of 1940.
- For twenty-five days Holtermann and his small force held out under continuous artillery and Luftwaffe bombardment in what became known as the Battle of Hegra Fortress.
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