Illustrated talk by Alastair McCook MBE
7.30 Grant Arms Hotel.
followed by a brief talk from Gaby Laing on the role of the Scottish Civic Trust Scottish Civic Trust
When the Germans occupied Norway in World War II a number of Norwegian military personnel and members of the Norwegian resistance fled to Great Britain. Many of them were reconstituted into various Norwegian units that would re-
The training was conducted by the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) and was known as Special Training School SPS26. The Norwegians were trained in their fighting and sabotage skills at a training camp named Glenmore near Aviemore, Scotland. Their mission was to attack the heavy water plant at Rjukan in Telemark in southern Norway.
Memorial to Norwegian forces at Glenmore Centre
The plaque states:-
This stone was erected by the people of Badenoch in honour of the gallant company of Norwegian patriots who lived among them & trained in these mountains 1941-