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Terror in the Arctic: A true story from foreign occupied Norway in World War II

3.67 of 5 stars 3.67  ·  rating details  ·  6 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Paperback, 256 pages
Published December 13th 2011 by Troubadour Publishing Ltd.
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Andy
For an autobiography I thought the first third of the book was written with too much emphasis on dialogue... After 70 years how much can you remember about the nuances of speech you heard as a five year old? But the style settled down (less novel like) and focused on the German occupation of Kirkenes and the family's struggle to survive Russian bombing raids. The last third of the book detailed the retreating Germans scorched earth policy and their laying waste to the Norwegians' town. The famil ...more
Laura J
A personal account by a Norwegian-born woman who was a child living through the war in a German-occupied town in the high Arctic. Interesting and compelling.
I read a good review of it in the Shetland Times newspaper, the author now living in the Shetlands, so went out and bought it.
Mari
My grandmother is mentioned in this book. A great introduction to a unique and horrific part of Norwegian history.
Christoph Fischer
An excellent eye-witness account of the war times in Northern Norway.
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