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The Royal Birch and the Peace Grove

Read more: Kongebjørka - Kong Haakon og Kronprins Olav The Royal Birch and the Peace Grove Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal AS/Øivind Leren The Royal Birch and the Peace Grove Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal - Torunn Dyrkorn
Read more: Kongebjørka - Kong Haakon og Kronprins Olav
The Royal Birch and the Peace Grove Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal AS/Øivind Leren
The Royal Birch and the Peace Grove Photo: Destinasjon Molde & Romsdal - Torunn Dyrkorn

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The place where King Haakon and Crown Prince Olav sought shelter from German bombers in April 1940 when they were being hunted by the German occupying forces. The Peace Grove next to the Royal Birch symbolizes the continuing struggle for freedom, peace and human dignity both today and in the future.

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The Royal Birch and the Peace Grove

The Royal Birch and the Peace Grove

The place where King Haakon and Crown Prince Olav sought shelter from German bombers in April 1940 when they were being hunted by the German occupying...

The Royal Birch and the Peace Grove

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