Military conflicts similar to or like Namsos campaign

The Namsos campaign, in Namsos, Norway, and its surrounding area involved heavy fighting between Anglo-French and Norwegian naval and military forces on the one hand, and German military, naval and air forces on the other in April and early May 1940. Wikipedia

  • Battle of Hegra Fortress

    25-day engagement in the 1940 Norwegian Campaign which saw a small force of Norwegian volunteers fighting numerically superior German forces from a fortified position. After initial fighting around the Meråker Line railway line, the Norwegians pulled back into Hegra Fortress and held off further German attacks before surrendering on 5 May as one of the last Norwegian units active in southern Norway. Wikipedia

  • Battles of Narvik

    The Battles of Narvik were fought from 9 April to 8 June 1940 as a naval battle in the Ofotfjord and as a land battle in the mountains surrounding the north Norwegian city of Narvik as part of the Norwegian Campaign of the Second World War. Fought between Norwegian, French, British, and Polish troops against German mountain troops, shipwrecked Kriegsmarine sailors and German paratroopers from the 7th Air Division. Wikipedia

  • Åndalsnes landings

    The Åndalsnes landings were a British military operation in 1940, during the Norwegian Campaign of World War II. Landed at Åndalsnes, in Romsdal, to support Norwegian Army units defending the city of Trondheim. Wikipedia

  • Battle of Dombås

    Fought between Norwegian Army infantry forces and German Fallschirmjäger paratroops in mid-April 1940. As part of their conquest of Norway south of Trondheim, and as a countermeasure against reported Allied landings in the Romsdal area of south western Norway, the Germans dropped a company of paratroopers near the vital railroad junction of Dombås on 14 April 1940. Wikipedia

  • Norwegian campaign

    Attempted Allied occupation of northern Norway, during the early stages of World War II. Some early stages of the Allied operation preceded the German invasion and occupation of the Norwegian mainland on 8 April 1940. Wikipedia

  • Namsos Church

    Parish church of the Church of Norway in Namsos municipality in Trøndelag county, Norway. Located in the centre of the town of Namsos, just north of the mouth of the river Namsen. Wikipedia


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