Jøssingfjord is a fjord located within the municipality of Sokndal is a municipality in the county of Rogaland. ...Sokndal.
It is best known as the location of the The Altmark Incident (Norwegian: Altmark-saken) was a naval skirmish of the Second World War between United Kingdom and Nazi Germany, occurring in at that time neutral Norwegian waters on 16 February 1940. ...Altmark Incident, where a British This article is about the warship. ...destroyer, HMS Cossack (L-03/F-03/G-03) was a Tribal-class destroyer which became famous for the boarding of the German supply ship Altmark in Norwegian waters, and the associated rescue of sailors originally captured by the Admiral Graf Spee. ...Cossak, during German soldiers at the Battle of Stalingrad World War II was the most extensive and costly armed conflict in the history of the world, involving the great majority of the worlds nations, being fought simultaneously in several major theatres, and costing tens of millions of lives. ...WWII, on February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ...February 16, 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ...1940, managed to free prisoners taken by the German battleship Admiral Graf Spee was a pocket battleship (Panzerschiff, later changed to heavy cruiser) launched by Germany in 1934 and named after the World War I Admiral Graf Maximilian von Spee. ...Admiral Graf Spee.
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