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    Norway apologises to 'German girls' for reprisals over wartime 'friendships' /Link

    Punishments were given to ‘German girls’ after 1945 for relationships with the enemy

    Norway’s government has officially apologised to Norwegian women targeted for reprisals by the authorities for having relationships with members of the German occupying forces during the second world war.

    Between 30,000 to 50,000 Norwegians, labelled “German girls”, had sexual relations with German soldiers during the occupation, according to conservative estimates from Norway’s Centre for Holocaust and Minorities Studies.

    Related: Norway's abused war children move step closer to compensation

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    (@)Agence France-Presse in Oslo

    Published on 17 Oct 2018 at 04:05PM

    Norwegian women and their children on their way to Germany from Elverum, Norway, in April 1945.

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