Item Headquarters Allied Forces Northern Europe 1951-1994 - Headquarters Allied Forces Northern Europe, 1951-1994

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Headquarters Allied Forces Northern Europe 1951-1994


Headquarters Allied Forces Northern Europe, 1951-1994


  • 1994-01-01 (Creation)

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106 pages

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A small book bringing together a collection of articles and illustrations brought to commemorate the Northern European Command as its Headquarters closed down on July 1, 1994, in the context of NATO's command restructuring. From its modest beginning in London in 1951, through its three-year interlude at Voksenkollen, Oslo, and finally its 40 years at Kolsâs, in the municipality of Baerum, some 15 kilometres west of the Norwegian capital, the Command has seen several thousand officers, NCOs and and civilians from seven Allied nations serve NATO's cause in Northern Europe. The headquarters at Kolsâs has also been the planning
hub for major NATO exercises, which have brought hundreds of thousands of Allied troops to Denmark, Northern Germany and Norway throughout the post-war years.

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All content taken from NATO and republished must be clearly credited or sourced to NATO. For material that was not produced by NATO’s own information service (the Information Division, the Office of Information and Press, etc) or that contains copyrighted material from third parties, requests must be addressed directly to the originator.

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