Åndalsnes

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Åndalsnes

(ôn`dälsnās'), town, Møre og Romsdal co., W Norway, at the head of the Romsdalfjord. It is a popular tourist resort. In World War II, the town was heavily damaged when the Germans pushed back (1940) an Allied landing.
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He arrived in Aandalsnes, Norway, on April 20, 1940 as part of the 148th Infantry Brigade that was engaged in heavy battles with the advancing Germans at Lillehammer and the Gudbrandsdal Valley.
Through Nesheim they learned that French and British troops had landed in Namsos and Aandalsnes and that the latter had linked up with Norwegian forces at Dombaas.