World War II in Dalane

Level: Grades 8. - 10./VGS
Time: approximately 90 minutes

Transportation: Dalane Folkemuseum covers transportation costs for 9th grade pupils in Dalane, if the school is located outside of walking distance. Please contact us if this applies to your school.

Two-part learning session focusing on World War II.

  • PART 1 - LECTURE AND WORKSHEET
    We meet in the old military barracks that belonged to the Slettebø encampment. The session starts with a short lecture on World War II, with emphasis on events in Egersund and Dalane. After this, pupils are given worksheets to solve in the museum’s war exhibition.
  • PART 2 – OPERATION FRESHMAN
    Excursion to the location where English pilots from the failed sabotage attempt Operation Freshman were executed, and to the plaque dedicated to their memory. On our way, pupils learn more about the resistant movement and the Heavy Water War.

Please note: Pupils should dress according to the weather and wear suitable footwear.