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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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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.
c] Tommy Sten Namsos, Norway: You have made me so proud to be a Geordie and a Toon fan this season.
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.
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 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.
Nexans's specialized manufacturing facilities in Norway, Halden, Rognan and Namsos as well as Charleroi in Belgium, will be involved in the completion of this complex subsea project.
Special Category 1 (SCAT-1) airport approach systems are currently installed at Bronnoysund, Hammerfest, Vadso, Namsos, BENtsfjord, and SvolvE*r airports and during 2011 will be installed at airports at Forde, BerlevENg, Hasvik, Vardo, Stokmarknes and Mosjoen.
During the five days, April 28 to May at Namsos, in Norway, when Arab was in the fjord, she endured 24 dive bomber attacks, and seven high altitude bombing attacks.
Running the gauntlet amid plumes of water and smoke from attacking Nazi aircraft is this plucky passenger liner - unidentified because of wartime censorship - homeward-bound packed with troops of the Norwegian Expeditionary Force from Namsos to a 'port in northern Britain' (presumably Liverpool) as published on May 11, 1940.