An introduction to stories from Lofoten War Memorial Museum. Take a deep dive back into gripping stories from World War II.
The sinking of the heavy German cruiser Blücher in the Oslo Fjord led to Norway having a different history in 1940. But many are not aware that Colonel Birger Eriksen, who gave the order to open fire, was from Lofoten. This drama is on display in the museum.
Midwife Nelly Lund Johansen, who received eleven children in the tunnel outside Kirkenes.
There were many from Lofoten in the air force during World War II.