William Steffens

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William Steffens (5 November 1880 – 1964) was a Norwegian military officer, born in Christiania. He was Major General and commander of the Norwegian 4th Division from 1935. During the Norwegian Campaign in 1940 he was Head of the Armed Forces in Western Norway. He was a delegate in Canada for the Norwegian government-in-exile in London from 1940 to 1941, and was military attaché in the Soviet Union from 1941 to 1945.[1][2]


  1. ^ "William Steffens". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  2. ^ Steenstrup, Bjørn, ed. (1948). "Steffens, William". Hvem er hvem? (in Norwegian). Oslo: Aschehoug. p. 503. Retrieved 22 December 2013.