Elvegårdsmoen

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Elvegårdsmoen
Narvik, Norway
Elvegårdsmoen is located in Nordland
Elvegårdsmoen
Elvegårdsmoen
Site information
Controlled by Norway
Site history
Battles/wars Battles of Narvik

Elvegårdsmoen is a military training camp site in the municipality of Narvik in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in the inner end of Herjangsfjorden, on the southeast side of the village of Bjerkvik. The site was of some importance during the German invasion of Norway in April 1940 and the subsequent Norwegian Campaign. The camp was occupied by German forces on 9 April 1940, and it was reconquerred by soldiers from the French Foreign Legion during the Battles of Narvik on 13 May 1940.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Elvegårdsmoen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Evensen, Knut Harald, ed. (2006). NAF Veibok (in Norwegian) (28 ed.). Oslo: Norges Automobil-Forbund. pp. 113, 443, 485.