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Norwegian Hero of 2nd World War – “Tikken” Manus dies at age 96

Ida Nikoline “Tikken” Manus, the woman that was second in command on sabotage raids into German occupied Norway dies at age 96. She was pivotal in supporting The Norwegian Independent Company No1 – “Company Linge” in their mission into occupied Norway. During the occupation she fell in love with the Norwegian resistance fighter Max Manus and they later married. In the film Max Manus she is portrayed as the head-strong but compassionate resistance leader. Thank you for our freedom and rest in peace, Tikken.

 

From the making of the Norwegian movie Max Manus  in 2008. The movie tells the story of Max Manus from the Norwegian resistant movement during the German occupation of Norway in World War II. The scene shown recapture the event when king Haakon returns home to Oslo and Norway after the war, riding in his car (A-1) together with his son, crown prince Olav. The newly freed people of Oslo celebrates the victory and the royal family with flags and cheering. (Photo: Kjetil Bjørnsrud)

From the making of the Norwegian movie Max Manus in 2008. The movie tells the story of Max Manus from the Norwegian resistant movement during the German occupation of Norway in World War II. The scene shown recapture the event when king Haakon returns home to Oslo and Norway after the war, riding in his car (A-1) together with his son, crown prince Olav. The newly freed people of Oslo celebrates the victory and the royal family with flags and cheering. (Photo: Kjetil Bjørnsrud)

 
Trailer from the great and extremely realistic film “Max Manus” – the biggest Norwegian blockbuster ever – depicting the special agent Max Manus during the nazi-occupation of Norway during the 2nd World War:

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