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Who are the Noráci?

Noráci – Czech men who where sent to forced labour to Norway during World War II.
There were 1,300 of them.
The Czech-Norwegian Memorabilia project develops bilateral cooperation between the Department of Scandinavian Studies at Charles University and the Institute of Modern History at the University of Trondheim in the field of Norwegian and Czech history in the first half of the 20th century. Thematically, the project focuses mainly on the fate of Czechs forcibly deployed in Norway during World War II.


14. 3. 2022
Opening of the Noráci Exhibition in Brno

On March 10, 2022, the ceremonial opening of the exhibition Sent to the North took place in the Jiří Mahens […]

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6. 3. 2022
We Are Looking for the Deployed Ones from Brno-region

On the occasion of the exhibition Czech Forced Labourers in Norway in the Jiří Mahens Central Library, we are looking […]

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26. 2. 2022
The Noráci Exhibition is heading to Brno

The exhibition Sent to the North in the Jiří Máhen Library in Brno has been on view since March 3. […]

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23. 2. 2022
Noráci from Plzeň-region Online

We warmly invite you to a lecture on Thursday, February 24, 2022, at 6 pm, with a discussion of forced Czechs from […]

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