Author: Marcus Einarson Osen
The Naval Battles of Narvik 9th-10th and 13th of April 1940
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Throughout the winter of 1940 Norway's strategic importance became increasingly clear. One reason was our country's vast coastline, half of all Europe's, towards the Atlantic. The other; the greater part of Germany's iron core, on which her war economy depended absolutely, was mined in North Sweden and normally shipped from her Baltic ports; but when those ports froze it had to be sent through Narvik.