German forces ambushed by Norwegians near Bagn

German troops on the march

A series of images that illustrate just one action when German forces were attacked by the Norwegians on 18th April 1940. The full story is available in Norwegian. The images presented here are probably not in chronological order.

German tank passing a Norwegian roadblock

One of the German commanders Hauptmann Stemmer, later to be seriously wounded.

The German forces come under attack

A German counterattack with mortars

German troops seek to advance

A farm on fire, there were several civilian casualties during the action.

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