Norwegian Youth Visit Hitler ID's

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Norwegian Youth Visit Hitler ID's

Post by Mark Costa » 06 Jan 2021 16:19

In November 1940, 10 members of the Norwegian Unghird and Gjentehird visted Berlin as a Youth Delegation set up by Dr. Kurt Petter. These members were high ranking members of their respective organizations and were vetted around Berlin eventually meeting with Hitler. They were also awarded the rare Hitler Youth Decoration for Distinguished Foreigners. Some of these teenagers have been identified but others have not. Hopefully someone can put names to these faces.

Sofus Fokstuen boy top left.
Einar Rustad boy top right.
Yngvar Kofoed boy second row far right.
Anne Christie Ostring third row right wearing Hedmark cufftitle -- married Bjorn Ostring later on.
Gerd Herbjornson front row blond second left -- deputy head of the Gejentehird.

Can anyone indentify anyone else on this photo??

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