Norwegian SS fight off Red Army
22 April 1942: Norwegian volunteers for the SS fight off a much larger force as the Soviets launch a suicidal attack south of Leningrad
After the German invasion of Norway in 1940 the Nazis imposed their own puppet Prime Minister, Vidkun Quisling - but struggled to find many Norwegians who would actively support them. Some 2,000 Norwegians did volunteer to serve with the SS - and the Norwegian ‘Norsk Legion’ was formed in the s…
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