“Tourists from all around the world have traveled here to see the eclipse,” Tine Mari Thornes writes from Longyearbyen, in Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago. “I have seen a partial eclipse before, but nothing like this.”
About 350-400 Norwegian women served as front line nurses. Front-sisters were deployed in pairs, and those older than 21 years mostly served in Finland, the Baltic States, Soviet, Poland, Croatia, Italy, France – and Norway. The younger ones were sent to serve in Germany. Anne Moxness was the only non-German woman to ever receive the Iron Cross.