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Under the German occupation of Norway in 1940-1945, the country was turned into a kind of fortress. After the German capitulation, as many as 350, 000 soldiers had to be returned to Germany. Above photo shows German soldiers marching along Oslo's main street after having arrived by ship on 10 April 1940. The Storting (Parliament) in the background.

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Ww2 Norway - German anti aircraft position in the hills above Oslo

Norway - German anti aircraft position in the hills above Oslo

Coronation of King Haakon VII on June 22 1906 in Oslo Norway

Coronation of King Haakon VII on June 22 1906 in Oslo Norway

Two Chinook helicopters hover above a road as they assist in evacuating supplies and soldiers of the South Vietnamese (ARVN) 18th Division and their families from Xuan Loc, Vietnam, mid April, 1975. The road is likely Highway 1. April 15, 1975   Photo credit: Lizenz

Two Chinook helicopters hover above a road as they assist in evacuating supplies and soldiers of the South Vietnamese (ARVN) Division and their families from Xuan Loc, Vietnam, mid April, The road is likely Highway April 1975 Photo credit: Lizenz

1945, June 7th. King Haakon returns to Oslo.

Norway's King Haakon VII's homecoming on 7 June Photo: Unknown / The Royal Court Archives

King Harald V of Norway greets King WillemAlexander of The Netherlands during the Dutch royal couple's official visit to Oslo on October 2 2013 in...

King Harald V of Norway greets King WillemAlexander of The Netherlands during the Dutch royal couple's official visit to Oslo on October 2 2013 in.

Infantry of the 11th Royal Scots Fusiliers, 49th (West Riding) Division, searching houses in Ede in The Netherlands, 17 April 1945.

Infantry of the Royal Scots Fusiliers, (West Riding) Division, searching houses in Ede in The Netherlands, 17 April

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