Gunnar Sønsteby, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Gunnar Sønsteby

Norwegian resistance member and writer

Date of Birth: 11-Jan-1918

Place of Birth: Rjukan, Eastern Norway, Norway

Date of Death: 10-May-2012

Profession: writer, businessperson, resistance fighter, lecturer

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Gunnar Sønsteby

  • Gunnar Fridtjof Thurmann Sønsteby DSO (11 January 1918 – 10 May 2012) was a member of the Norwegian resistance movement during the German occupation of Norway in World War II.
  • Known by the nickname "Kjakan" ("The Cheeks") and as "Agent No.
  • 24", he was the most highly decorated citizen in Norway, including being the only person to have been awarded the War Cross with three swords, Norway's highest military decoration.

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