The Battle of Narvik in WWII

This post from a few days ago was about the problems experienced in Narvik today:

Less well known is the importance of Narvik in WWII and the fact that the Battle of Narvik in May 1940 was the first win against the Germans for the allied forces:

It didn’t become a turning point in the war, but is credited as the most important event in the battle for Norway in 1940:

But it was credited as an important factor in saving Brittain from a German invasion in WWII: