Life in gardens: national day

Norwegian Natl Day in Baghdad, 1941, DEXTRA PhotoNorwegians celebrating Norwegian National Day (May 17) in Baghdad, Iraq, in 1941 by standing high jumping over a pole set up between two deck chairs, via DEXTRA Photo Collection Commons on flickr.

2 thoughts on “Life in gardens: national day

  1. Did you know that date is celebrated in many places in Wisconsin? Syttende Mai (17 May) was the first bit of Norwegian language/history I learned when I moved here. Mark and I had our first date on 17 May so it’s easy to remember.

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