Talk:Gunnar Sønsteby

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I sincerely doubt that Sønsteby was the "the facto leader" of the resistance. That was more likely Jens Christian Hauge, and I think Sønsteby would agree to that himself. Ulflarsen 18:58, 8 Feb 2005 (UTC)

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Gunnar Sønsteby
Gunnar Sønsteby (born January 11, 1918), known by the code names of Kjakan (The Chin) and No. 24, was a member of the Norwegian resistance during World War II. He is the most decorated person in Norway, and the only one to have been awarded the War Cross with three swords. He was the head of the Norwegian Independent Company 1 group, which committed numerous acts of sabotage against the Nazi regime. This put him high on the Gestapo's most wanted list, but he was never captured. Now in his 90s, he still gives frequent talks about his wartime experiences.Photo credit: Arne Flaaten


It would be interesting to see a photo of Mr. Sønsteby when he was young. Sca (talk) 15:53, 11 January 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Here taken 11'o clock 8.may 1945 in oslo —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 12:59, 9 February 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]

The Chin?[edit]

As far as I know "the chin" means "haken" in Norwegian. "Kjakan" is more along the lines of "the jaw" or even "the cheek". Unless "the chin" is the established nick name for some reason, I propose a change. (talk) 19:52, 29 March 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]

 You got it the other way around.  Chin = kjake, or Kinn....    "Hake" means Jaw, in this context  Chin = sides of face,  Jaw = lower front  Raymond Holmoey (talk) 19:39, 27 April 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Book of condolences and Pelle Group[edit]

I think that most of the people (with wikipedia articles) that sign the book, should be mentioned in external links together with a link to the wikipedia article about that person. Maybe a thousand people with wikipedia articles will sign the book.

If members of the Pelle group sign, then that might also be mentioned, even if there are not articles about the individuals. --No parking here (talk) 10:16, 12 May 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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