The Winter Fortress

The Winter Fortress

The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Superbomb

Book - 2016
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It's 1942 and the Nazis are racing to build an atomic bomb. For two years, the Nazis have occupied Norway, and with it the Vemork hydroelectric plant, the world's sole supplier of heavy water. Based on exhaustive research and never-before-seen diaries and letters of the saboteurs, this is a compulsively readable narrative about a group of young men who endured soul-crushing setbacks and Gestapo hunts and survived in one of the coldest, most inhospitable places on earth to save the world from destruction.
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ©2016.
ISBN: 9780544368057
Characteristics: xix, 378 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates :,illustrations, maps (some colour), portraits ;,24 cm.

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Aug 03, 2016

And for peace. You have to fight for it every day, to keep it. It's like a glass boat: It's easy to break. It's easy to lose.

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Aug 03, 2016

You have to fight for your freedom,...

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Aug 03, 2016

Only a fool goes out shooting in a fog.

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Aug 03, 2016

..., A man who's a man goes on till he can do no more, then he goes twice as far.

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... If they can not learn to love us, they should at least fear us.

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... If they can not learn to love us, they should at least fear us.

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..., but sometimes it was best to hide in plain sight.

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Technology first, then industry and applications!

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They were there for Norway, for the freedom of its lands and people from Nazi rule.

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