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#1 Balder

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Posted 19 June 2004 - 04:40 PM

Gentlemen,

In one of my posts I promised I would share with you a few pictures of Thompsons in the hands of the Norwegian resistance - in between changing diapers (three weeks ago we became the parents of a female and future Thompson gunner) I finally found the time to make a little website. Please have a look:

http://snow.prohosti.../norwthomp.html

Thompsons came as personal sidearms to SOE and OSS agents sent into Norway to help establish and train the resistance. My late father was in charge of such an SOE operation in this part of the country, but he carried a Colt M1911A1 and a Walther PPK in addition to a US carbine M1 - the two latter are in my possession.

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#2 full auto 45

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Posted 19 June 2004 - 04:53 PM

I get no pictures on the site. Everything else comes up, but not the photos.
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#3 Ron A

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Posted 19 June 2004 - 05:01 PM

Same here - no photos...
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Posted 19 June 2004 - 05:26 PM

Sorry. I think I solved the problem, please try again and let me know if they're there.

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Posted 19 June 2004 - 05:36 PM

"edge of darkness" FREE NORWAY..........

yes nice pic's.......thanks for that bit of history.........ron
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Posted 19 June 2004 - 06:06 PM

Earlier today I got your website, but with not pics. Now unable to make it to the website, and I'm getting an error message, saying the site was not found, and asking me to make a Google search.
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Posted 19 June 2004 - 07:14 PM

It's up, very cool. Nice to see some old photos like that.
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Posted 19 June 2004 - 08:49 PM

Photos come up nicely now. I'm not sure what happened, but mine that I posted earlier experienced the same backout.

Balder-- This is a fantastic photo. I love seeing a piece of history.
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Posted 19 June 2004 - 09:02 PM

Great photos - a part of Thompson history...
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#10 Balder

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Posted 20 June 2004 - 05:48 AM

Ok, there I have it for being a cheapskate and using a free website provider - the site seems to be down most of the time. Sorry guys, it seems I need to make a proper site one of these days.

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