Geirr H. Haarr is a Norwegian and is also the author of The Invasion of Norway and The Battle for Norway.
- ISBN/SKU: 9781591140511
- Binding: Hardcover (USAC)
- Era: 20th Century
- Number of Pages: 480
- Subject: WWII
- Date Available: June 2010
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This is the second book in a major two volume history of the German invasion of Norway in 1940. The Nazi invasion was the first modern campaign in which sea, air, and ground forces interacted decisively.This volume covers the attempts by Norwegian and British forces to counter the German advance, the challenge to the Royal Navy by the air superiority of the Luftwaffe, the first combined amphibious landings of WWII by Norwegian, British, French, and Polish naval, air, and land forces, and the Allied evacuation in June, including the first carrier task force operation of the war.
Geirr H. Haarr is a Norwegian industrial executive and the author of The German Invasion of Norway, April 1940.
PRAISE for The Battle for Norway, April–June 1940
“This eloquently written chronology focuses on the many aspects of this section of the war in a way that fully captures the reader….Cohesive and easily read….Anyone from a casual reader interested in the topic to a professional historian should enjoy this book. Historians in particular will be excited to note the extensive appendices included in this book….These go above and beyond the scope of a simple history book.”
— Nautical Research Journal, September 2011