Operation Gunnerside: The Norwegian attack on heavy water that deprived the Nazis of the atomic bomb

After handing them their suicide capsules, Norwegian Royal Army Colonel Leif Tronstad informed his soldiers, “I cannot tell you why this mission is so important, but if you succeed, it will live in Norway’s memory for a hundred years.” These commandos did know, however, that an earlier attempt at the same mission by British soldiers … Continue reading Operation Gunnerside: The Norwegian attack on heavy water that deprived the Nazis of the atomic bomb