History & World War II

 

History

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    The Prince and the Nanny

    $19.95 $10.00

    by Odell M. Bjerkness
    Paperback
    Readers interested in Norway's history and monarchy will find this book fascinating. It chronicles the early life of Norway's King Harald as told through journals kept by Inga Berg who was Prince Harald's nurse at Skaugum, the royal family’s estate in Asker near Oslo, the first 18 months of ... ... more

 

World War II

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    My Seven Lives

    $13.00

    by Solveig Sedlet
    Paperback
    This biography, which reads like a novel, is a gripping tale of how WW II altered Sedlet's life. She relates events from pre-war years in rural Denmark to post-WWII in London to her current life in the United States, covering the transition from a peaceful childhood in a small Danish village to life ... ... more

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    Skis Against the Atom

    $12.95

    by Knut Haukelid
    Paperback
    A true story about the Norwegian Resistance soldiers who sabotaged the Nazis' heavy water factory in Rjukan, Norway blocking the Germans' attempt to develop the atomic bomb. Written by Knut Haukelid, the leader of the sabotage team, this story was the basis of the movie starring Kirk Douglas called 'Heroes of Telemark.' ... more

 

Geography

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    Norway Snapshot Guidebook

    $11.95

    by Rick Steves
    Paperback
    If you are fortunate enough to be planning a trip to beautiful Norway, this guidebook will be a helpful companion. Contents include basic information on the best sights, hotels, restaurants and nightlife for Norway. Detailed information covers the main tourist sights, museums and harborfront of Oslo, plus a 'heart of Oslo' walk' and a ... ... more