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Vidkun Quisling (1887-1945, shot for treason). He didn't 'give up without a fight'. He was an ardent Nazi.

AnswerMaybe you already knew this, but Norway didn't give up without a fight. Because the government of Norway wouldn't let Quisling have the power.
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Q: Whose name became synonymous with traitor because he gave up Norway without a fight?
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