Heroes of Telemark : Sabotaging Hitler's atomic bomb, Norway 1942-44

Heroes of Telemark : Sabotaging Hitler's atomic bomb, Norway 1942-44

Description

In May 1941, the Norwegian Section of SOE received a dossier warning of the dangers of a hydroelectric fertiliser plant in Norway. Vemork produced heavy water, an essential part of making plutonium for nuclear weapons. When the Germans overran Norway the entire stock had been smuggled out of the country, but the plant was intact and soon producing heavy water again, destined for the German nuclear programme.

Despite the difficulties of getting to and operating in such a remote, hostile area, SOE decided it had to destroy the plant. Six ski-borne commandos had the task of slipping past 300 heavily armed guards and passing through a ravine the Germans thought impassable.

Fully illustrated with stunning new commissioned artwork, this is the thrilling story of the daring Norwegian-led SOE raid that prevented Hitler from building an atomic bomb.


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Details

Author(s)
David Greentree, Mark Stacey, Peter Dennis
Format
Paperback | 80 pages
Dimensions
184 x 248 x 7.62mm | 226.8g
Publication date
29 Nov 2018
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint
Osprey Publishing
Publication City/Country
New York, United Kingdom
Language
English
ISBN10
1472827678
ISBN13
9781472827678
Bestsellers rank
316,267