Handmade 54 mm Toy Soldier of Lieutenant Commander Trond André Bolle - a Norwegian military officer and a commando of Marinejegerkommandoen (Norwegian Navy Special Operations Command, NORNAVSOC), with the rank of orlogskaptein (Lieutenant Commander).
Commander Bolle was awarded the War Cross with Sword posthumously on in 2011 for his service during his command of the Norwegian Special Operations Force Task Group II in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan's Helmand province from October 2005 to February 2006. According to the Minister of Defence, Cmdr Bolle performed "above and beyond the call of duty" on numerous occasions during this period and his leadership was described as exemplary. This award marks the first award of the War Cross with Sword for actions performed after the end of World War II.
Commander Trond André Bolle was killed on 27 June 2010, in an IED incident in Afghanistan's Faryab province. Three other ISAF-soldiers from Norway were also killed in the incident, which happened on the road between Khwaja Gawhar and Almar Bazar.