Huts built by the Allied occupation force during World War II in Iceland. Starting with the housing shortage in Reykjavik, Icelanders lived in the huts for many decades. They were called “braggar,” probably derived from the word barracks.

Huts built by the Allied occupation force during World War II in Iceland

Huts built by the Allied occupation force during World War II in Iceland. Starting with the housing shortage in Reykjavik, Icelanders lived in the huts for many decades. They were called “braggar,” probably derived from the word barracks.