Norway during the Second World War

Norway in World War II

Invaded and torn apart, left on its own by allies, what role did Norway play during the Second World War? And what impact did the war have on the country and the people there? When the...
Langøyene with Oslo in the background

The Capital of Norway

Which city holds the title of Norway's capital? Oslo today, but the history of the title is a fascinating story. Did you know that Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim and even Copenhagen have all laid claim to the...
Atlantic City Blew Away

The Day Atlantic City Blew Away

Norwegian researchers are working on mapping the geology of Jan Mayen Island, Norway’s most northwesterly territory. In the process, they also found ruins from Atlantic City, an American base from the Second World War. During the...