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  Namsos campaign - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In April and early May, 1940 Namsos was the scene of heavy fighting in World War Two between Anglo-French naval and military forces and German military and air forces.
Namsos, then a town of 3,615 people, was felt to be the logical spot to land the troops assigned to the northern pincer, because of its location and facilities.
Because of the trade in lumber, by 1940 Namsos port was furnished with three good wharves (one of stone) with a depth alongside of 18 to 30 feet and lengths from 320 to 770 feet.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Namsos_in_April_1940   (2469 words)

 Encyclopedia: Namsos in April 1940
Captain F. Pegram of the Cruiser HMS Glasgow accompanied by the Cruiser HMS Sheffield and ten destroyers landed a small party of Royal Marines in Namsos on April 14, 1940.
One of the transports conveying the French was too long to enter the harbour and returned to Britain without landing many of the French supplies, leaving the troops without straps for their skiis or the mules they used for transport.
The Namsos campaign was not a success for the Allies, though the troops and naval forces and their commanders aquitted themselves well.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Namsos-in-April-1940   (3727 words)

 GoNorway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Namsos municipality has approximately 12.500 inhabitants and covers a area of 774,0 km2.
Namsos is one of the most important trade-centers in mid-Norway and can also offer visitors cultural and recreational experiences on the Coastal Route.
Namsos is Norway’s principal ”the timber town” because of its rich sawmill traditions.
www.gonorway.no /township_bottom.php?ID=76365359d4aae60&VR=namsos   (381 words)

 Namsos Camping - Accommodation in Namsos
Namsos camping is near the mouth of the Namsen River, and only a 5 minute drive from Namsos centre.
Namsos camping has naturally beautiful surroundings, with cabins, caravans, and campground near to a swimming beach.
Namsos Camping has 31 cabins, of which 10 are recently built logcabins with electric lighting and heating, showers and WC facilities.
rv17.no /namsos_camping/english   (356 words)

 HyperWar: The Campaign in Norway [Chapter VI]
Namsos is 127 miles N.N.E. of Trondheim by road; the distance by rail is 170 miles, involving a detour eastwards as far as Grong.
While Force Headquarters was established at Namsos, a detachment was at once moved up the railway eastwards to Grong, while from the smaller landing place at Bangsund there was a move south by road transport to secure both sides of the Beitstadfjord.
The large-scale bombing of Namsos was continued on the 21st and resumed again on the 28th; it involved a tremendous strain upon the anti-aircraft defence, which was provided in default of anti-aircraft artillery for eighteen hours of the twenty-four by the ships of the Royal Navy.
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/UN/UK/UK-NWE-Norway/UK-NWE-Norway-6.html   (5419 words)

 S/S NAMSOS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
She was scrapped at Bruges, Belgium in 1956.
Background of the card, with a stamp from 4th of August 1907, the text is: "S.D. Namsos - Auf hoher See".
In English: "S/S Namsos - From high seas".
shiplover3.stormpages.com /Norway/Namsos.html   (64 words)

 Weather Namsos Lufthavn Weather Forecast - Find Local Namsos Lufthavn Weather   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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www.findlocalweather.com /forecast.php?icao=ENNM   (466 words)

 Read about Namsos campaign at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Namsos campaign and learn about Namsos campaign here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Namsos was the scene of heavy fighting in
In addition, Namsos was on a branch line connecting to the
HMS Aston Villa were destroyed by aircraft, the latter managing to make it back to Namsos where she burned.
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Namsos_in_April_1940   (2028 words)

 Namsos Camping   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Location: Namsos Camping is located at the mouth of the river Namsen, approximately 5 minutes from Namsos town centre.
Namsos: As mentioned, the trip into town takes just 5 minutes and Namsos is certainly well worth a visit.
Namsos Camping is situated nearby the centre of Namsos.
www.camping.no /beskrivelse/namsos_eng.html   (358 words)

There was considerable concern that Namsos was conspicuous from the air and vulnerable to air attack during the day.
The curse for the British infantry and naval forces was undoubtedly the Stuka dive-bomber with its 'screaming' siren.
Lieutenant Colonel Hingston who fought with the KOYLI at Namsos wrote: 'The retreat of 146 Infantry Brigade to Namdalseidet is not a bright story in the history of the British army.
www.irdp.co.uk /JohnCrook/norway.htm   (3282 words)

 SkyscraperCity Forums - Norwegian shopping malls
The mall is the largest in Namsos and Nord Trøndelag county with 19 000 sqm retail space, and 7 000sqm with office and restidential space.
Namsos is a small city, so many was affraid that the mall would "steal" the stores from the downtown streets.
Namsos is a small city with 8 932 inhabitants.
www.skyscrapercity.com /showthread.php?t=183199   (1298 words)

 Trawlers Lost in the Namsen Fjord
In November 2004, Askil Moe, a director of Namsos Dykkerselskap, identified the distinctive fjord shoreline in the background of the photograph shown below, as that of Tjuven.
On the 25th February 2005, the wreck of the St. Goran was found and filmed by Namsos Dykkerselskap, at a depth of 395 metres and at a position of 64o 30’ 46”N 11o 8’ 57”E. On the left, Lieut.
Sixty years later, a British memorial was unveiled in Namsos by the British Ambassador to Norway who declared “an anomaly has been repaired at last”; the anomaly being that our French allies had erected a memorial 43 years earlier, but there had been nothing here to record even British participation in the campaign.
www.royal-naval-reserve.co.uk /namsen-fjord/location.htm   (811 words)

 HyperWar: The Campaign for Norway [Chapter IX]
All that could be noted at the time was a reduced scale of enemy air attack at Aandalsnes on 1st May and at Namsos on 1st and 2nd May, which might be attributable to the German belief that their bombing had reached saturation point and, in the case of Namsos, to unfavourable weather.
The evacuation from Namsos was, in all except the final stage, a relatively simple operation, for the farthest advance had been only half as far as in Gudbrandsdal and our withdrawal after the first engagement with the enemy had been immediate.
For Namsos was heavily attacked from the air on the 28th and again with dive-bombers on the 30th.
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/UN/UK/UK-NWE-Norway/UK-NWE-Norway-9.html   (6634 words)

 GoNorway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
At the foot of Klompen lies a park and a bunker complex from World War Il.
This is Namsos´ contribution to "The Northbound Trail" Project.
A district museum for the whole Namdalen area, with exhibitions relating to mountains, forests, rivers and rural and urban life.
www.gonorway.no /township_bottom.php?ID=76365359d4aae60&VR=namsos   (381 words)

 Studentsamskipnaden i Nord-Trøndelag - Om SiNoT
In Namsos, the Students' Welfare Association in Nord-Trøndelag (SiNoT) owns student residences in Dr. Batts vei 1 (Dr. Batt's Road 1) (commonly referred to as "Bangla") and Kirkegata 7-9 (Church Street 7-9) (commonly referred to as "Grand" (formerly the "Grand Hotel")).
Bangla is renowned for its companionship and friendly environment, and is definitely the place for meeting lifelong friends.
The Grand student residences are located in the town centre and is SiNoT's most recently acquired accommodation in Namsos.
www.sinot.no /eng_boliger_namsos.htm   (330 words)

 Norwegian Unicycle Tour (NUT) - Day 3 - Steinkjer to Namsos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Rain threatened us a couple of times just long enough for us to stop, dress in our rain gear, and ride about a kilometer before we were ready to stop again and take it off.
When we arrived at our cabins just outside of Namsos, we were ready to hit the pool.
The city boasts a swimming center inside of a cave with a pool, kiddie pool, hot tub, sauna, waterslide, climbing wall, and diving boards.
www.unitours.org /tours/NUT/Update/Day03   (510 words)

 presentasjon obusklasse
My name is Siv Annette.I was born in Namsos hospital21/10 86.But I live in Skage.I go on a school called OBUS in 8 grade, in class A. I have one irritable little brother.
I was born on Namdal Sykehus in Namsos in Norway.
I was born in Namsos a litle place in Norway.
www.overhalla.kommune.no /skoler/IKTpro/obusklasse/8klasse.htm   (1587 words)

 Car hire Namsos Namsos car hire Cheap car rental Namsos Airport
Beneluxcar can help you to rent a car in Namsos Whether it is one way interstate rental car Namsos, Beneluxcar has just the right car hire for you.
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 namdal.info - STARTSIDE FOR NAMDALEN OG NAMSOS -> NÆRINGSLIV MED 200 FIRMA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Namsos og Namdalen har navn fra Namsen, Namsos ligger ved Namsens utløp.
namdal.info har alle linkene for Namdalen og Namsos pluss aktuelle sentrale linker.
namdal.info har som målsetting at dette skal være en bruksside for oss som bor i Namsos og Namdalen.
www.namdal.info /naeringsliv   (156 words)

 Poulsbo's Sister City Proclamation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Namsos, Norway is a coastal city situated in the middle section
The City of Namsos, Norway celebrated its 150th anniversary
of proclamations and keys to the city and the Mayor of Namsos
poulsbo.net /penpals/proclamation.htm   (169 words)

 Namsos Hotels, Norway, Hotel Namsos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
From here you can book Namsos hotels quickly and securely.
By pressing the "More Info" button next to each hotel from the list for Namsos, you will get detailed information about the selected hotel.
To check room availability and reserve a hotel in Namsos use the "Check Availability" button on the hotel's page.
www.hotel-d.com /en/Norway/Nord-Trondelag/Namsos-Hotels.html   (53 words)

 Welcome at our homepage
We are living in a nice little town in the middle of Norway (yellow on the map), called Namsos.
Lorents Håkon is born on the 23rd of june 1961.
He is interested in nature and the processes that goes on there, and he likes to keep up with sports results both nationally and interationally.
home.online.no /~l-h-blom/home-eng.html   (498 words)

 Car hire Namsos car hire airport Namsos car rental Namsos Cheap Car Hire
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 Discount Namsos car hire from 3900 NOK per week all inclusive
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 Studentsamskipnaden i Nord-Trøndelag - Om SiNoT
Clickable map of Norway (Lonely Planet) with key figures and other information.
Universities and most colleges are owned and run by the Norwegian government.
Nord-Trøndelag University College - in short HiNT - has four campuses: In Levanger, in Steinkjer, in Namsos, and i Stjørdal (opened January 1, 2004).
www.sinot.no /eng_index.htm   (269 words)

 World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Heavy fighting ensued on land and at sea in Norway.
British, French and Polish forces landed to support the Norwegians at Namsos, Åndalsnes and Narvik, with most success at the latter.
By early June, all Allied forces were evacuated, and the Norwegian Army surrendered.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/World_War_II   (9682 words)

 Namsos Airport car rental, Namsos hire cars, rentals OSY
Rent cars of all types from luxury and minivans to compact and economy rentals from most world wide airports.
If Namsos has more than one airport then you will be given a choice of possible airports in this city from which to select from.
Rates are available to anyone arriving by plane to the airport they are hiring a car from.
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 Namsos hotels, special offers and discounted hotels in Namsos
Namsos hotels, special offers and discounted hotels in Namsos
Hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation Namsos, Norway.
We have hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation in Namsos and other cities in Norway, Hotels near to Norway Airport, Bus and Rail terminals and hotels near to the attractions and the Center of Namsos.
www.website-directory.co.uk /hotels-in-europe/Norway/Namsos.htm   (102 words)

 Norwegian Homefleet - Ships starting with N
Requisitioned by the Germans for use during the evacuations of Finnmark and northern Troms (1944-45?).
In Dec.-1945 the owning company made an agreement with Det Stavangerske Dampskibsselskab, Stavanger with regard to joint coastal sailings in the Stavanger-Bergen-Trondheim/Innherred route, and Namsos entered this service together with Stavangerske's Vestri (ex-swedish Drottning Sophia 1875).
In May-1961 Namsos was replaced in this service by the hired freighter Hirma (ex whale catcher Polar 3).
www.warsailors.com /homefleet/shipsn.html   (6721 words)

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