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The Norwegian Connection

The Liberation of Norway 8th May 1945

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Certificate awarded to Corporal D Stewart of the Kings Own Scottish Borderers by the people of Norway.

 

Many local soldiers serving with The Kings Own Scottish Borderers were airlifted to Norway in May 1945 as part of the 1st Airlanding Brigade. Their task was to impose the terms of the surrender on German troops in Norway.

Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
290mm x 390m
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1995.32
Digital Number:
DMDO078n
Creation Date:
Dec-45
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council