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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.


10. 4. 2021
Documents of the Temporary Secretariat of "Noráci" handed over for research

In March 2021 - the last day before the lockdown - Mrs. Švecová in Havlíčkův Brod handed over to our […]

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29. 3. 2021
Another Fate of Fugitives from Norway: from Swedish Asylum to the Czechoslovak Army

Forced Czech workers who managed to escape to Sweden found help in the country, both from the Swedish authorities and […]

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23. 3. 2021
Escapes from Forced Deployment to Sweden

Hard work, harsh climatic conditions, poor security and a reluctance to serve the Germans have led many to be forced to […]

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23. 3. 2021
Labour Cards of Czechoslovaks from Norway Accessible online

After long negotiations with the National Archives in Oslo, we bring the opportunity for families and other interested parties to […]

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Filozofická fakulta
Univerzita Karlova
nám. Jana Palacha 1/2
116 38 Praha 1