Bernhard Askvig

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Bernhard Askvig (September 6, 1885 – October 31, 1954) was a Norwegian police officer and Nazi collaborator during the German occupation of Norway from 1940 to 1945. He was chief of police in Aker at the time of Operation Weserübung and helped escort the invading Germans into Oslo. He was inserted as chief of police in Oslo later in April 1940, after the removal of Welhaven. He was convicted to twelve years imprisonment for treason after the war. He died in Germany.[1]


  1. ^ Ringdal, Nils Johan (1995). "Askvik, Bernhard". In Dahl; Hjeltnes; Nøkleby; Ringdal; Sørensen. Norsk krigsleksikon 1940-45 (in Norwegian). Oslo: Cappelen. pp. 30–31. ISBN 82-02-14138-9.