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World War II Canine Hero

There were books on sale at the nearby museum about this extraordinary dog, Bamse, and the statue... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
KernowTravellers10
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
A nich place to stop at.

The tourist information was closed do to a fire. So we just saw the monument and continued to... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
M_Maccabi
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

There were books on sale at the nearby museum about this extraordinary dog, Bamse, and the statue of this wonderful Norwegian St Bernard dog is a great tribute to him. His story is well-documented on the Internet about his heroic efforts during the second World...More

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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

The tourist information was closed do to a fire. So we just saw the monument and continued to drive.... If you're nearby you can stop for a few minutes, but i wouldn't drive there just for the monument.

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Reviewed August 26, 2018

I always love learning about dogs who perform great service, so it was a nice surprise to see this statue and learn a little about Bamse, who "served" in World War II.

Thank MylaBailey
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

I was so intrigued by the statue, I bought the book Sea Dog Bamse—World War II Canine Hero available in the Honningsvag museum, which also deserves a visit.

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Reviewed August 4, 2018

A lovely honor to a dog that deserved it. A nice thing to come across as we were wandering the town of Honningsvag.

Thank Rollie J
Reviewed August 2, 2018

This amazing dog was a hero, I highly recommend reading about his deeds, which include immense loyalty and even saving lives. His statue is located in front of the souvenir shop in the port of Honningsvag.

1  Thank Isabel20091959
Reviewed August 1, 2018

This is a stunning statue of a fearless, war hero dog. I had never heard about him before and was intrigued to read of his story and exploits in WW II. Makes a nice photo stop. He sits in front of a nice gift store...More

Thank alicerabbit
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

The statue is a heartwarming tribute to all of the invisible parties in the war, in this case to the canine type. The statue has a nice feeling about it and our dogs felt a kinship with it :) The story itself remains a bit...More

Thank Peppi T
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Right outside the tourist information office but was no big deal a small far as I could see. I didn’t even stop to read what it was all about

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Bamse statue is outside a Souvenir shop in Honningsvag in Norway, you must read his story the get the meaning of his exploits in the Norwegian Navy in WW11 there is another statue in Montrose Scotland. You can't miss him when you get off a...More

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