Misinformation, Mass Observation and the Public Perception of the Norway Campaign, 1940

Written by Charles Taylor If you ask the modern-day Briton about the Norway campaign of 1940, you will likely be met with a blank face or a simple shrug. Eclipsed by the evacuation of Dunkirk and the fall of France, Britain’s involvement in this theatre has undoubtedly drifted into the background of British memory of the Second World War. Though little known, the campaign holds many significances for the armed forces. Erupting on 9 April … Continue reading Misinformation, Mass Observation and the Public Perception of the Norway Campaign, 1940