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Year / ISBN LC Title Author Year
Bilder Vi Ikke Må Glemme Bilder Vi Ikke Må Glemme Hans Heiberg og Ulf Johns 1946
Hans Heiberg og Ulf Johns, Bilder Vi Ikke Må Glemme, © 1946, J.W. Cappelens Forlag, Oslo, Norge, Hardcover, 159 Pages. Photographs taken during the German occupation of Norway during World War II.
The Bitter Years: The Invasion and Occupation of Denmark and Norway, April 1940 - May 1945 The Bitter Years: The Invasion and Occupation of Denmark and Norway, April 1940 - May 1945 Richard Petrow 1974

Richard Petrow, The Bitter Years: The Invasion and Occupation of Denmark and Norway, April 1940 - May 1945, © 1974, Morrow Quill Paperbacks, New York, Soft cover, 403 Pages, 0-688-05275-4, 940.54'21.

Contents:

Rationale for Defeat
Scandinavian Neutrality
The Altmark Affair
Wesruebung
The Invasion of Denmark
The Attack on Norway
The Conquest of Norway
The Civilian Front in Norway
Resistance
Heavy Water and the Atomic Bomb
The Raid on Norsk Hydro
Occupied Denmark
August, 1943
The Problem of the Jews in Denmark
The Rescue of the Danish Jews
Toward Victory in Norway
The Threat of the Tirpitz
War in the North
Toward Victory in Denmark
In the Camps
The White Busses
Liberation

The Bluejackets' Manual: United States Navy, Twelfth Edition The Bluejackets' Manual: United States Navy,  Twelfth Edition United States Naval Institute 1944

United States Naval Institute, The Bluejackets' Manual: United States Navy, Twelfth Edition © 1944, United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland, Hardcover, 585 Pages.

Contents:

Introduction to the Navy
Military Drill and Movements on Land
Ships and Aircraft
Navy Weapons
Organization and Duties Afloat
Emergency Drills and Battle Stations
Handling of Ships Underway
Deck Seamanship
Boat Seamanship
Communications and Signaling

Folklore Fights - The Nazis: Humor in Occupied Norway, 1940-1945 Folklore Fights - The Nazis: Humor in Occupied Norway, 1940-1945 Kathleen Stokker 1995

Kathleen Stokker, Folklore Fights - The Nazis: Humor in Occupied Norway, 1940-1945, © 1995, The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, Wisconsin, Soft cover, 273 Pages, 0-299-15444-0, 940.54'12481--dc21.

Contents:

The Humor of Contempt
Quisling and Hitler Jokes
Fraternizing with the Enemy: The Tyskertös
Humor's Response to Nazi Repression and Cruelty
Answering Back: The Growth of Anti-Nazi Solidarity
Adjusting the Image of the Übermensch: Humor's Antidote to Nazi Propaganda
The Universality of Resistance and Absence of Nazi Support: Humor's View
Daily Life in Reality and in Humor
A Humorous Perspective on War Developments: From the Battle of Britain to the Flight of Rudolph Hess
Further Perspectives on War Developments: Mussolini, Rommel, and Operation Barbarossa
Germany's Bleak Prospects for Victory: High Hopes for Haakon's Return
The Function and Legacy of Occupation Humor

  Knight's Cross: A Life of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel David Fraser 1993
 
Memoirs from the War Years Memoirs from the War Years Arne Fjellbu, Translated by L. A. Vigness 1947

Arne Fjellbu, Memoirs from the War Years, Translated by L. A. Vigness, © 1947, Augsburg Publishing House, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Soft Cover, 199 Pages.

Contents:

The Germans Came as Our "Friends"
"Nasjonal Samling" Comes to Power
The Fight Against Bolshevism
Quisling Becomes Prime Minister
The Landslide Loosens
Hvitsten
Andøya
In Sweden
In Finnmark
In London.

Military Leaders of World War II Military Leaders of World War II Walter Oleksy 1994

Walter Oleksy, Military Leaders of World War II, © 1994, Facts On Files, Inc., New York, Hard cover, 154 Pages, 0-8160-3008-1, 940.54'4973-dc20

Contents:

Colonel Claire Lee Chennault
Lieutenant Colonel Evans Carlson
General Douglas MacArthur
Admiral Chester W. Nimitz
Admiral William F. "Bull" Halsey
General Dwight D. Eisenhower
Jacqueline Cochran
General Omar Bradley
Captain Curtis E. LeMay
General George S. Patton, Jr.

Norge Under Okkupasjonen Norge Under Okkupasjonen Chr. A. R. Christensen 1964

Chr. A. R. Christensen, Norge Under Okkupasjonen, © 1964, Trykt i Fabritus & Sønners Boktrykkeri, Oslo, Norge, Hardcover, 135 Pages.

Contents:

Muffle Up
The British mine and the German plans
The 9th of April
German Claim Elverumsfullmakten Paramount absolutely not
The fight in Norway
Quisling Administration and action about Paramount
Action about mazifiseringen
Høyesterett , church and organizations in action
Home Front
Terrorism and «statsakt»
Teachers and church action , churches - completed and «Rikstinget»
Action becomes was tightening
«Milorg» and The company Nøle
Tungtvannssabotasjen and other adventure
«Utefronten»
The Liberation
What the fight cost.

Norway 1940 Norway 1940 François Kersaudy 1987

François Kersaudy, Norway 1940, © 1987, St. Martin's Press, New York, Hard cover, 272 Pages, 0-312-06427-6, 940.54'2181--dc20.

Subjects:

World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Norway
Norway -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945.
Contents:

Churchill's Solitary Crusade
Hitler's 'Rashest Undertaking'
On the Brink
The Longest Day
The Awakening
The Fighting Neutrals
Confusion
Storms at the Reich Chancery
The Spectre of Defeat
Political Backlash
Checkmate

Norway 1940-45: The Resistance Movement Norway 1940-45: The Resistance Movement Olav Riste and Berit Nökleby 1970

Olav Riste and Berit Nökleby, Norway 1940-45: The Resistance Movement, © 1970 Nor-Media A/S, Norge, Hardcover, 93 Pages, 82-03-22087-8.

Contents:

Interregnum
Initiatives
The Struggle Begins
The Fronts are Established
A Military Resistance Movement
Terror Strikes
Watershed 1942
Civilian Resistance
Military Resistance
1943: The Long View
New Dimensions
The Heavy Water Sabotage
Looking Ahead
The Activists
New Challenges
The Final Year
Milorg: Sabotage and Protection
Civilian Resistance: Preparing for Peace
The Liberation

Norway and the Second World War Norway and the Second World War Johs. Andenæs, O. Riste, and M. Skodvin 1966

Johs. Andenæs, O. Riste, and M. Skodvin, Norway and the Second World War, © 1966, Trykt hos Mesna-Trykk A/S, Lillehammer, Norge, Soft Cover, 173 Pages, 82-03-16154-5.

Contents:

War Comes to Norway
Norway Under Occupation
Norway in Exile
The Post-War Proceedings Against Enemy Collaborators

Not Me! The World War II Memoir of a Reluctant Rifleman Not Me! The World War II Memoir of a Reluctant Rifleman Alexander H. Hadden 1999

Alexander H. Hadden, Not Me! The World War II Memoir of a Reluctant Rifleman, © 1999, Merriam Press, Bennington, Vermont, Hardcover, 160 Pages, 1-57638-094-7.

The story of Company B, 112th Infantry Regiment of the 28th Division which included George Knaphus.

Contents:

Introduction
Distant Drumming 1941-43
The Army Air Corps, March-June 1943
My "Phony War", June 1943-April 1944
The Infantry and Camp Rucker, April-September 1944
En Route to Europe, September-October 1944
England and an Introduction to German Weapons, October 1944
The War is Being Won Without Me: I Land in Europe, October 1944
Carentan, France: I Meet René Bucaille and Family, October 1944
Through the Repple-Depples; Verviers; Christine, October-November 1944
I Join the 28th Division in the Hürtgen Forest, November 11, 1944
The 28th Division Through Hürtgen
More on Hürtgen, November 1944
My Second Phony War, November 16-December 16, 1944
The Ardennes Offensive: The Strategic Background, July-December 1944
The Ardennes Breakthrough, December 16, 1944-January 16, 1945
Alsace; The Colmar Pocket, January 17-February 19, 1945
Back Into Germany and to the Rhine; My Shooting War Ends and I Am Alive, 15 February-6 April 1945
Combat: A Summing Up
Officer Candidate School, Fontainebleau, France, April 6-June 11, 1945
Back Into Germany; The Potsdam Conference, June 12-August 2, 1945
Berlin; Paris; The Trip Home, August 1945-July 1946
Afterthoughts
Journal of European Trip, August 18 to September 6, 1990
"Unconditional Surrender": The Wrong Policy
Baker Company's Reunions, June 1992 and August 1994

Scandinavian Misadventure: The Campaign In Norway - 1940 Scandinavian Misadventure: The Campaign In Norway - 1940 Maurice Harvey 1990

Maurice Harvey, Scandinavian Misadventure: The Campaign In Norway - 1940, © 1990, Spellmount Ltd., Kent, United Kingdom, Hardcover, 323 Pages, 0-946771-44-8, 940-542181. Clash of the arms series; 2

Contents:

Land of the Midnight Sun
The Scandinavian "Problem"
Operation Wilfred -- A Day Too Late
Weseruebung -- A Plan for Action
Ships That Pass in the Night
Consolidation and Retaliation
Counter Invasion -- "Mauriceforce"
"Sickleforce" -- Diversion to Disaster
"Sickleforce" -- Defeat in the Gudbrandsdal
Air Support -- The Missing Link
The Mastercard -- Luftwaffe Operations in Central Norway
Operation Rupert -- Misplaced Optimism
"Scissorsforce" -- Retreating Again
The Capture of Narvik -- Success at Last
The Gladiator's Revenge -- Air War in the North
Evacuation
Mistaken Strategy -- Faulty Execution
References, Bibliography, Appendix -- Allied Order of Battle, Index

Skis Against The Atom Skis Against The Atom Knut Haukelid 1989

Knut Haukelid, Skis Against The Atom, © 1989, North American Heritage Press, Minot, North Dakota, Soft cover, 244 Pages, 0-942323-07-6. First-hand account of heroism and daring sabotage during the Nazi occupation of Norway.

Contents:

Flying Home
England
Operation "Freshman"
Heavy Water -- Or Deuterium Oxide
Operation "Gunnerside"
We Meet Grouse
A Little Bank At Vemork
Winter In The Mountains
Sunny Days
A New Winter And New Tasks
German Interest In Heavy Water Reveals Itself
Heavy Water In The Tinnsjo
A Day Dawns
The German Road Towards The Atomic Bomb
Epilogue

Other Books Not Individually Listed
  • Abandon Ship!: Death of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (1958) Catalog Listing
  • Back Home (1947) Catalog Listing
  • Barrage: The Guns in Action (1970) 345021126
  • Battle: The Story of the Bulge (1959) 451Y4806125
  • Battle of the Ruhr Pocket (1970) 345021959
  • Berlin Diary (1941) 44500098125
  • Bir Hakim: Desert Citadel (1971) 345024052
  • Bomber: The Anatomy of a Holocaust (1970) 451W4814150
  • A Bridge Too Far (1974) 0671217925
  • Winston Churchill: An Informal Study of Greatness (1952) 527606
  • Closing the Ring (1951) Catalog Listing
  • The Collapse of the Third Republic: An Inquiry into the Fall of France in 1940 (1969) 7291306
  • Comes the Comrade! (1950) Catalog Listing
  • The Conspirators: 20th July 1944 (1971) 345022327
  • Day of Infamy (1957) 55306511095
  • Duel of Eagles (1972) 671785206
  • The Fall of Berlin (1967) 34501580075
  • For Those I Loved (1972) 0316325767
  • The Forgotten Soldier (1967) 7595981
  • The German Navy in World War II (1969) 6918674
  • Gestapo (1972) Catalog Listing
  • Grey Wolf, Grey Sea: Aboard the German Submarine U-124 in World War II (1970) 345019377095
  • The Hindenburg (1972) Catalog Listing
  • The Hinge of Fate (1950) Catalog Listing
  • Hitler Directs His War (1960) Catalog Listing
  • Hitler's Secret Service (1956) 5152600125
  • Holocaust (1978) 0553118773
  • The Holocaust: The Destruction of European Jewry 1933-1945 (1968) 6723676
  • Inside the Third Reich: Memoirs by Albert Speer (1970) 70119132
  • KL Auschwitz (1980) Catalog Listing
  • Knight's Cross: A Life of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel (1993) 0060182229
  • The Last 100 Days (1966) 55305812165
  • The Last Battle (1966) 6518654
  • The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler (1975) 7292891
  • The Luftwaffe War Diaries (1969) 6819007
  • Me-109: Willy Messerschmitt's Peerless Fighter (1968) 34501691
  • Medical Block, Buchenwald: The Personal Testimony of Inmate 996, Block 36 (1965) 6117324
  • The 900 Days: The Siege of Leningrad (1969) 6828215
  • Nuremberg Diary (1947) 451W4551150
  • The Nuremberg Rallies (1970) 345019261
  • On Borrowed Time: How World War II Began (1969) 6916427
  • The Order of the Death's Head: The Story of Hitler's SS (1971) 345023994195
  • Patton: Ordeal and Triumph (1963) 44006853125
  • Pearl Harbor: America's Call to Arms (2001) Catalog Listing
  • Putsch! (1970) 5152520125
  • The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany (1960) 606729
  • The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire (1970) 55306788225
  • Scorched Earth: The Russian-German War 1943-1944 (1966) 345022130165
  • The Service: The Memoirs of General Reinhard Gehlen (1972) 0529044552
  • Silence on Monte Sole (1968) 55304698125
  • A Soldier's Story (1951) 44500089125
  • SS and Gestapo: Rule by Terror (1969) 34501825
  • T34: Russian Armor (1971) 345021657
  • The Taste of Courage: Vol IV: The Allies Advance (1960) 425020087
  • Their Finest Hour (1949) Catalog Listing
  • The 12-Year Reich: A Social History of Nazi Germany 1933-1945 (1971) 6916189
  • The Two-Ocean War: A Short History of the United States Navy in the Second World War (1963) 638307
  • Von Ryan's Express (1964) 6320513
  • The War Against the Jews 1933-1945 (1975) 003013661X

 

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