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Burning buildings, Lofoten Islands, Norway, March 1941

Photograph, World War Two, Norway (1940-1941), 1941.

Undertaken by No. 3 and No. 4 Commandos, the raid on the Lofotens led to the destruction of fish-oil factories, petrol dumps, and 11 ships. More than 200 Germans were captured and several Norwegian volunteers recruited. Encryption equipment and codebooks were also seized.

One of 192 photographs, photographed and collected by A D C Smith, Army Commandos.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1984-07-16-35

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, London

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1984-07-16-35

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