12th Brigade, Norwegian Army

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12TH BRIGADE, NORWEGIAN ARMY

Coat of arms (crest) of the 12th Brigade, Norwegian Army

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The Dragon Banner of Olav Haraldsson (St Olav) was captured from Magnus Olav's Son in the Battle of Vender. It was then placed in the Trondheim Cathedral in 1177. Here it symbolises the conection of the Brigade to this Area, the HQ was situated next to the Cathedral. Today the Brigade is disbanded.

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Literature: Hærens Avdelingsmerker 1994