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Norway, Norwegian shipping and the war

Øivind Lorentzen

Norway, Norwegian shipping and the war

by Øivind Lorentzen

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Published by Oxford university press in New York, Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Norway.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Norway.,
    • Merchant marine -- Norway.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Öivind Lorentzen.
      SeriesAmerica in a world at war,, no. 25
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD753 .A75 no. 25
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p.
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6437260M
      LC Control Number42017286
      OCLC/WorldCa3962320

      THE NORWEGIAN NAVY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR This booklet does not deal with the war in Norway, which lasted for two months and caused the Navy heavy losses. The booklet gives, however, a brief account of the build-up and the operations of a new combatant Norwegian Navy in exile and in close cooperation with the British Navy. Colonel Heg and His Boys: A Norwegian Regiment in the American Civil War The book is a primarily a collection of letters written by the soldiers to their loved ones back home in Wisconsin. Their outlook on life could be summed up using common "Scandi-hoovian" saying of 'It Could Be Worse.".

        No, Amazon does not offer free shipping to Norway. You’ll normally have to pay around 90 NOK to have your Amazon purchase shipped to Norway, and you may have to pay more if you’re buying multiple items or your purchase is heavy or bulky. Most Amazon packages in Norway will be delivered by Posten. John A. Yilek's HISTORY OF NORWAY fills a need for an accurate, readable, and up-to-date history of Norway in English. This book is the first of its kind in over 70 years. I had been looking for a good history of Norway in english for years. Yilek's HISTORY OF NORWAY (Wasteland Press, pages, $) was the answer to my s:

      The book opens in the spring of , as Norway is suffering under Nazi occupation. Four ex-pat Norwegian commandos are heading to the coast with the intent of recruiting and training saboteurs – their ultimate goal is a German airbase, as the Allies desperately need a sea route to Russia/5().   At the center of the debate is a terrible event Norwegians would prefer to erase from the history books. On Novem , a cargo ship sailed from Oslo carrying about Norwegian Jews who had been arrested with the help of the local police. The ship headed for Poland; the Jews were then sent to Auschwitz.


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Norway, Norwegian shipping and the war by Øivind Lorentzen Download PDF EPUB FB2

This open access book discusses how Norwegian shipping companies played a crucial role in global shipping markets in the 20th century, at times transporting more than ten per cent of world seaborne trade.

Chapters explore how Norway managed to remain competitive, despite being a high labour-cost country in an industry with global competition. The Norwegian Shipping and Trade Mission (Nortraship) was established in London in April to administer the Norwegian merchant fleet outside German-controlled areas.

Nortraship operated some 1, vessels and was the largest shipping Norway in the world. [citation needed] It made a major contribution to the Allied war British politician Philip Noel-Baker, Baron Noel-Baker Key events: Operation Weserübung, Norwegian.

Norway, Norwegian shipping and the war, (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. Norway, Norwegian shipping and the war. This book is open access under a CC BY NC ND license. This book belongs to the Maritime Business and Economic History strand of the Palgrave Studies in Maritime Economics book series.

This open access book discusses how Norwegian shipping companies played a crucial role in global shipping markets in the 20th century, at times transporting more than ten per cent of world seaborne Brand: Palgrave Macmillan.

Many Norwegian immigrants came to the United States to form the Wisconsin 15th Regiment and fight in the Civil War. Through historical photographs and the soldiers’ own words, this book vividly brings to life the human dimension of this pivotal moment in America’s history and the important role Norwegians played in s: 1.

Tore Gjelsvik's account of the Norwegian Resistance to Nazi Occupation during the Second World War provides an excellent survey of the internal and external politics of resistance. The details of Allied raids and other military operations in Norway, especially the attack on heavy water production facilities vital to the Nazi atomic bomb program Reviews: 2.

Set in Nazi-occupied Norway during World War II, it recounts the story of several Norwegian children who use sleds to smuggle their country's gold bullion past German guards to a waiting ship, the Cleng Peerson.

Published init has been in print ever since. The book was made into a film of the same name indirected by Irving Jacoby. Hitler's Arctic War: The German Campaigns in Norway, Finland, and the USSR Hitler's Northern War: The Luftwaffe's Ill-Fated Campaign, BF D/E Aces (Osprey Aircraft of the Aces No 11).

Strategical defeat of the Danish-Norwegian fleet; Gunboat War (–) Denmark–Norway United Kingdom: Defeat. Contributed to the loss of Norway; Dano-Swedish War of –09 (–) Denmark–Norway France Sweden United Kingdom: Stalemate.

Return to Status quo ante bellum; Dano-Swedish War of –14 (–) Denmark. Wars greatly increase the risk associated with shipping, and risk is sometimes difficult to deal with from a commercial perspective.

Some weeks after the start of the war, Norwegian shipping companies, in cooperation with the government, established a compulsory and mutual war insurance arrangement. 53 This was an important step—crippling insurance premiums and lack of access to war.

University of Oslo historian Synne Corell in a book based on her fine and subtle narrative analyses of how nationalistic post-War Norwegian historians shaped the hitherto hegemonic perceptions of the role of Norway and Norwegians during World War II for post-War generations in her doctoral dissertation, points to scholarly findings from.

The first important period of Norwegian shipping was between andbut the advantage was lost with Denmark–Norway entering the Great Northern War in However, Norwegian shipping regained its strength towards the end of the century.

It is first and foremost a study of the naval war in Norwegian waters. It concludes where "The German Invasion of Norway" started. This page book is chockfull of excellent photographs, many of them taken by Haarr's native Norwegians.

As a photographic study with solid captioning, this alone makes the work of great s:   This book covers an era that most do not know the details of. I have read about the Naval War for Narvik.

This book told me in more detail what happened in other areas like Northern Norway and the war in mid and South Norway. I never knew a lot of this before. The book is well researched, has pictures, and s:   Norwegian Merchant Ships in WW II. The page is in English.

"The World's largest shipping company" When Germany invaded Norway on Aprilthe Norwegian ships that were in allied waters at the time were requisitioned by Royal Norwegian Government, which early on in the war managed to escape to the U.K.

(the King was evacuated on June 7). “When one considers that right up to the end of the war, inthere was virtually no increase in our heavy-water stocks in Germany, and that for the last experiments early in there were in fact only two and a half tons of heavy water available, it will be seen that it was the elimination of German heavy-water production in Norway that was the main factor in our failure to achieve a /5(32).

The Campaign against Norway, or The Norwegian-Swedish War of (Norwegian: Den norsk-svenske krigen i ; Swedish: Den norsk-svenska kriget i ) was fought between the Kingdom of Sweden and Kingdom of Norway following the Norwegian proclamation of independence from the Swedish-Norwegian Union on June 7, Angered by the action of the Norwegian parliament.

It was titled "The Reisel/Bruland Report on the Confiscation of Jewish Property in Norway during World War II," and is commonly known as the "blue book" and is on file at the Norwegian Center for Studies of Holocaust and Religious Minorities.

Ottosen, Kristian (). I slik en natt - historien om deportasjonen av jøder fra Norge. Oslo: Aschehoug. Norway - Norway - Economic conditions: Norway was also severely hit by the economic crisis that followed the Napoleonic Wars. Norway’s exports consisted mainly of wooden goods to Great Britain and, to a certain extent, of glass and iron products.

After the war, when the British introduced preferential tariffs on articles of wood from Canada, Norwegian forest owners, sawmills, and export. The fascinating untold story of how Nazi architects and planners envisioned and began to build a model Aryan society in Norway during World War II Between andGerman occupiers transformed Norway into a vast construction zone.

This remarkable building campaign, largely unknown today, was designed to extend the Greater German Reich beyond the Arctic Circle and turn the Scandinavian. German troops remained in Norway until the war ended in May, Although half of the Norwegian fleet was sunk during the war, Norway quickly recovered its commercial position.

Postwar economic policy included a degree of socialism and measures such as price, interest, and dividend controls.Norway - Norway - World War II: With the outbreak of hostilities inNorway again declared itself neutral.

On April 9,German troops invaded the country and quickly occupied Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, and Narvik. The Norwegian government rejected the German ultimatum regarding immediate capitulation.

The Norwegian Army, which received help from an Allied expeditionary force, was. Other articles where History of Norway is discussed: Norway: History: The earliest traces of human occupation in Norway are found along the coast, where the huge ice shelf of the last ice age first melted betw and bce.

The oldest finds are stone tools dating from to .