Norwegian High Command
The Norwegian High Command (Norwegian: Forsvarets Overkommando, FO) was Norway's top military leadership from 1970 to 2003. It was first established in Northern Norway in 1940 by General Otto Ruge. It was then re-established by the Norwegian Government-in-exile in London in 1942, lasting until 1946. The High Command was re-established in 1970, lasting until 2003, when a different organization was established.
World War II
Among the offices were
- FO II, which dealt with intelligence.
- FO-IV had "responsibility for the Armed Forces military operations in Norway and the cooperation with Milorg" including Special Operations.
- FO's "hjemmekontor" (where Jacob Schive worked)
- "Forsvarets overkommando". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 24 October 2010.
- Nøkleby, Berit (1995). "Forsvarets Overkommando, FO". In Dahl, Hjeltnes, Nøkleby, Ringdal, Sørensen. Norsk krigsleksikon 1940-45 (in Norwegian). Oslo: Cappelen. pp. 114–115. ISBN 82-02-14138-9.
- Njølstad p.145
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