Events for Wednesday 11th April 2012
On This Day in History
This day in 194011th April 1940
In Norway... The King and government appeal to all Norwegians to fight. A new Commander in Chief, General Ruge, is appointed for the Norwegian Army. He replaces General Laake, who has resigned. In Belgium... the Belgian Army cancels all leave.
Further ReadingChurchill and the Norway Campaign 1940
(Hardback - 240 pages)
by Graham Rhys-Jones
On 9 April 1940, the German Armed Forces seized Norway and Denmark in an operation remarkable for its precision and boldness. The Chamberlain War Cabinet was caught on the hop and responded with ineptitude. While this book examines the making of grand strategy it is first and foremost the story… Read more...Only £19.99 at Pen & Sword Books.