The Rape of Norway
Publication:
The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada), 13 Jan 1941, p. 280-297


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The Rape of Norway


A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The development of war in Norway. What happened after it was necessary for the speaker, his father, and the Government to leave Norway. The speaker's arrival in Canada to inspect the Norwegian Air Force in training in the camp of Little Norway in Toronto. A detailed account of events beginning with the attack on Norway. The escape and journey to London. The dissolution of Parliament. The reorganization of Norway's armed forces and the continuation of the administration of what was left of Norway. The need for resistance if Norway is ever to regain her freedom and independence. Attempts to reestablish an Army, Navy and Air Force. Current status of these forces. How the Norwegian Government is paying for their material, personnel, and loans. The belief that the Allies will win the war.