After landing at Namsos, the British goal was to make contact with the Norwegians at Verdalsöra where a strategic bridge crossed the Inna River. On the morning of 21 April, a German destroyer landed a company of Gebirgsjagers on the shore north of Verdalsöra while other elements coming from Trondheim attacked along the road. . .
Attacker: German (1st Battalion, 138th Gebirgsjäger Regiment)
Defender: Norwegian / British (Machine Gun Squadron, 2nd Dragoons/55th Field Company, Royal Engineers)