NORTHERN THEATRE: Siege of Narvik

"In Northern Norway, we still hold our strong positions, and with help that is promised us we shall succeed in reconquering the rest of our country. ... I and my Government are determined to carry on till the whole country has been freed."

So spoke tall, tired King Haakon VII of what was left of Norway last week, by proclamation to his captive people. He was somewhere above the Arctic Circle, in Harstad, Tromso or Hammerfest, far north of Narvik, where a British destroyer carried him last fortnight when he narrowly escaped from Molde at the mouth of bomb-battered Romsdal...

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