1940s Month: Football and the Norwegian resistance

“The late 1930s and early 1940s had seen the political landscape of Europe dramatically altered. Having swept to power in Germany, Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Party had undertaken an aggressive military campaign which had precipitated the invasion and annexation of Austria, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Norway, Belgium, Holland, France, Romania, Denmark and the Baltic States by the summer of 1940.” The Equaliser

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