Namsos


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Namsos

(näm`sōs), town (1995 pop. 12,300), Nord-Trøndelag co., W Norway, a port at the mouth of the Namsen River on the Namsenfjord. In World War II, Namsos was the scene (1940) of heavy fighting between the British and the Germans. Its industries include lumbering, fishing, textiles, canning, and mining copper.
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Tommy Ostborg of Namsos, Norway and Gloria 'Jhi' Diola Gopez of Taguig City, Philippines, were married May 2 this year in an intimate sunset beach wedding in Kawit, Medellin, Cebu as officiated by Mayor Ricky Ramirez.
They were however given orders to establish a flying courier route that would provide regular communications between the military attache in Stockholm and the Norwegian forces with headquartrs at Namsos and Lesja.
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From April 28 to May 2 1940 at Namsos in Norway, HMT Arab survived 31 bombing attacks.
Family flowers only, donations, if so desired, to the Royal British Legion or Namsos Memorial Fund, c/o 72, Warwick Gardens, London, W14 8PP.
Norwegian regional transport operator Namsos Trafikkselskap ASA (OSE:NAM) issued its third quarter report on Thursday (20 November), posting an operating profit of NOK26.
Oslo, Trondheim, Stavanger, Kristiansand, Tonsberg and Namsos too were later encircled by turnpikes.
There was a huge response to Looking Back's mystery troopship being attacked after delivering the Norwegian Expeditionary Force to Namsos, suggesting either Georgic, Britannic, Reina Del Pacifico and Alcantara (all similar Harland&Wolff-built liners).
The strike would initially involve selected employees at a total of nine Telenor companies in Oslo/Akershus, Gjovik, Bergen, Namsos, Rorvik, Kristiansand and Stavanger.
The airports at risk are Fagernes, Namsos, Narvik, Vardo and Sandane.
On subsequent days, pockets of Allied troops landed at Namsos and Andalnes to the south where the British and the French planned a pincer movement on Trondheim.
Kelly and Kingston) (September 20, 1939); his record with Kelly was uneven (he nearly capsized once in heavy seas, came close to ramming another destroyer, was torpedoed twice and mined once), but he was courageous and resourceful; won distinction in the evacuation of Namsos in Norway (June 1940) and of Crete, where Kelly was sunk by German Stuka dive bombers (May 23, 1941); appointed captain of the aircraft carrier H.