Thunder Memorial (Grom Memorial) description and photos - Norway: Narvik. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photographs and a map showing the nearest significant objects. The title in English is Grom Memorial.
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Thunder Memorial dedicated to the participation of the Polish fleet during the Second World War in the Battle of Narvik in 1940. At that time Poland had already been captured by German troops. Polish sailors took the risk and sacrificed their lives in an attempt to preserve Norway's independence. However, Norway suffered the same fate as Poland.
Destroyer " Thunder " was the lead ship of the Polish fleet. The destroyer was commissioned in 1937. and was intended for coastal defense and escorting convoys.
During the hostilities "Thunder" became the most hated ship in the German navy. However, as a result of the bombing on May 4, 1940, the destroyer's hull was split into two parts, and the ship sank almost at the same moment,
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