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A Stuga On the Cusp of the Orust Riviera, tucked away next to a hobbit hole in the woods.

Assault In Norway: Sabotaging the Nazi Nuclear Program by Thomas Gallagher

Assault In Norway: Sabotaging the Nazi Nuclear Program - Thomas Gallagher

bookshelves: published-1975, history, one-penny-wonder, nonfiction, paper-read, autumn-2011, sciences, wwii, norway

Read on November 09, 2011

 

 Opening - On the night of June 17 1942, Winston Churchill boarded a Boeing flying boat and left Britain on what in retrospect may have been the most important mission of World War II.

The Real Heroes of Telemark: Ray Mears

Totally engrossing short read about how very nearly it all could have gone the other way.
 
The Terrain in question
 
Grini concentration camp just 35miles north of Oslo's shopping centre."
 
Sigrid Gurie (here with John Wayne) was the twin of first-choice-for-mission Lt Knut Haukelid"