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World War II Today: April 15

1940 British unemployment falls to 973,000, lowest figure since 1920. British troops land at Harstad in the Lofoten Islands, opposite Narvik. Quisling government resigns in Oslo and a ‘Administrative Council’ takes control. Germans appoint a council to run the Norwegian government. Off Narvik, British destroyers Brazen and Fearless sink U-49; documents about the Enigma machine float to the surface and …

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