Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Worldless Wednesday April 9 - 2008

April 9 is a very special Day in Norway. That was the Day in 1940 the Nazies invaded Norway.
I was born some weeks before the end of this tragic chapter of European History (April 10 - 45).

After the WW II, Norway was a very poor Country. We (My parents) could not afford to go any longer but in our Garden for a Camping Weekend. This old photo (scanned) is a proof of that fact. But we were lucky. As you can see and imagine

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Blogger Sandee (Comedy +) said...

What a wonderful post this is. My father fought during WWII. The history of Europe was forever changed. Excellent. Have a great WW. :)

April 10, 2008 2:17 am  
Blogger Shionge said...

I have no idea Norway was attacked by the Nazies....thank you for sharing this

April 10, 2008 2:29 am  
Blogger SandyCarlson said...

We need stories like these to better understand how that war affected people. I admire your family's spirit. What heart! Thanks for the photo and the post. God bless.

April 10, 2008 3:42 am  
Blogger Maribeth said...

I love to hear the history. I think often the young don't want to know it. And yet it is important to know, so we can avoid a repeat. Happy Wednesday!

April 10, 2008 3:46 am  
Blogger eastcoastlife said...

I was born after WWII. It was all peaceful and life was very good. I have never experience war.

My family was very poor, we lived in a government-subsidised apartment which was only 500 sq ft. We didn't have a garden to camp in. :(

April 10, 2008 5:10 am  
Blogger lime said...

thank you for sharing your piece of personal history as it relates to world history.

April 10, 2008 3:33 pm  
Blogger jams o donnell said...

Nice shot. It certainly was a case of having fun within available resources.

April 10, 2008 7:37 pm  
Blogger Fleur de Lisa said...

I love this photo- it shows the spirit of true fun and love of your family. That is the best joy of all.

I am wishing you a belated birthday wish to you, my dear friend. I hope you and Anna and all of your dear family celebrated well!

April 13, 2008 3:24 pm  

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