Antisemitism in Norway
Antisemitism in Norway has a history, including the Holocaust in Norway. It has also been a subject of discussion in the public debate about the Arab-Israeli conflict. An antisemitic event was the ed...
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Holocaust in Norway
In 1941—1942 during the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany, there were at least 2,173 Jews in Norway. At least 775 of them were arrested, detained, and/or deported. More than half of the Norwegians ...
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The Holocaust in Norway
In 1941—1942 during the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany, there were at least 2,173 Jews in Norway. At least 775 of them were arrested, detained, and/or deported. More than half of the Norwegians ...
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Timeline of the Holocaust in Norway
A timeline of the Holocaust in Norway is detailed in the events listed below.
Timeline of the Holocaust in Norway - Wikipedia
Halldis Neegaard Østbye
Halldis Neegaard Østbye, née Halldis Neegaard (23 May 1896 – 13 Oct 1983) was a Norwegian anti-Semite and national socialist. She was born in Stor-Elvdal. During World War II, she was known as a...
Leo Eitinger
Leo Eitinger (12 December 1912 - 15 October 1996) was a Holocaust survivor and Norwegian psychiatrist who studied the late-onset psychological trauma experienced by people who went through separation ...
Hans Aumeier
Hans Aumeier (20 August 1906 – 28 January 1948) was a Nazi war criminal, an SS-Sturmbannführer (Major) and the deputy commandant of Auschwitz concentration camp.
One of the most important men at A...
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Nansenhjelpen
Nansenhjelpen (formally called Nansen Hjelp, variously called the Nansen Relief in English and Nansenhilfe in German) was a Norwegian humanitarian organization founded by Odd Nansen in 1936 to provide...
Hans Loritz
Oberführer (Senior Colonel) Hans Loritz (12 December 1895, Augsburg – 31 January 1946) joined the SS in September, 1930 and the NSDAP in August, 1930. In 1933, he formed and commanded the Austrian SS ...
The Jewish community of Oslo et al. v. Norway
The Jewish community of Oslo et al. v. Norway (Communication No. 30/2003) was a case decided by the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in 2005.
In 2000, a group known as the ...
Cissi Klein
Cissi Pera Klein (19 April 1929 in Narvik - 3 March 1943 in Auschwitz) was a Norwegian Jewish girl who is commemorated every year as one of the victims of the Holocaust in her home town in Trondheim. ...
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Kjesäter
15°54′52″E / 59.045146°N 15.914469°E / 59.045146; 15.914469Kjesäter is a manor in the municipality of Vingåker in the county of Södermanland that now serves as a folkhögskola ...
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Karl Marthinsen
Karl Alfred Nicolai Marthinsen (sometimes spelled Karl Martinsen) (25 October 1896, Karlsøy – 8 February 1945, Blindern) was the Norwegian commander of Statspolitiet and Sikkerhetspolitiet in No...
Nazi concentration camps in Norway
During the German occupation of Norway in World War II the civilian occupying authorities with the Quisling regime and the German Wehrmacht operated a number of camps in Norway, including around 110 p...
Berg concentration camp
10°24′04″E / 59.299289°N 10.401220°E / 59.299289; 10.401220Berg was a concentration camp near Tønsberg in Norway that served as an internment and transit center for political...
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MV Empire Windrush
HMT Empire Windrush, originally the MV Monte Rosa, was a passenger liner and cruise ship launched in Germany in 1930. During the 1930s, it operated as a German cruise ship under the name Monte Rosa. D...
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Carl Fredriksens Transport
Carl Fredriksens Transport was the code name for an operation during the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany to help Jews and other persecuted Norwegians escape persecution, deportation, and murder i...
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Heinrich Fehlis
Heinrich Fehlis (November 1, 1906 in Wulften am Harz – May 11, 1945 in Porsgrunn) was an SS officer during World War II, most noted for his command of the Sicherheitspolizei and Sicherheitsdiens...
SS Donau (1929)
SS Donau was a Norddeutscher Lloyd refrigerated cargo ship. In the Second World War the Kriegsmarine used it as a transport ship between Germany and Norway. She became known as the "slave ship" after ...
Knut Rød
Knut Rød (30 June 1900 – 19 May 1986) was a Norwegian police officer responsible for the arrest, detention and transfer of Jewish men, women and children to SS troops at Oslo harbor. For these a...
Sigrid Helliesen Lund
Sigrid Helliesen Lund was a Norwegian peace activist, noted for her humanitarian efforts throughout most of the 20th century, and in particular her resistance to the occupation of Norway during World ...
Odd Nansen
Odd Nansen (6 December 1901 – 27 June 1973) was a Norwegian architect, author, and humanitarian, credited with his humanitarian efforts on behalf of Jews in the early years of World War II and f...
Jewish Children's Home in Oslo
The Jewish Children's Home in Oslo was established in 1939 under the auspices of Nansenhjelpen, a humanitarian organization established by Odd Nansen, the son of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Fridtjof Na...
Oslo Synagogue
The Oslo Synagogue is a synagogue in Oslo, Norway. The congregation was established in 1892, but the present building was erected 1920. Architectural historian Carol Herselle Krinsky describes the t...
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White Buses
"White Buses" refers to an operation undertaken by the Swedish Red Cross and the Danish government in the spring of 1945 to rescue concentration camp inmates in areas under Nazi control and transport ...
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Norwegian Righteous Among the Nations
During the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany, its Jewish community was subject to persecution and deported to extermination camps. Although at least 764 Jews in Norway were killed, over 1,000 were ...
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Nic Waal
Nic Waal, born Caroline Schweigaard Nicolaysen in Kristiania, Norway (1 January 1905 - 28 May 1960) was a Norwegian psychiatrist, noted for her work among children and adolescents in Norway where she ...
Falstad concentration camp
11°02′29″E / 63.691906°N 11.041474°E / 63.691906; 11.041474Falstad concentration camp was situated in the village of Ekne in what was the municipality of Skogn (now in the mun...
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