It is April 9, 1940. the German forces have invaded Norway.
The Norwegian soldiers are inexperienced, causing the german forces to experience little resistance
At the Norwegian Institute of Technology, Leif Tronstad (yellow tie) gathers a group of hi fellow teachers and
we must be cautious. we do not know what Hitler wants with our country
Some argue that they should be careful, while others want to fight back with whatever weapons the can find.
No. we must fight back for our country!
In 1906, a dam was built. it redirected water, using some for the hydrogen plant,and some for the vemork power plant. a small part of the water was directed to the creation of heavy water.
heavy water was believed by the Nazi scientists to be key to creating nuclear reactors and weapons. it was created through a specail process using several high concentration cells.
Did you here about hitler's new bomb?
In Norway, Lief Tronstand had been working with the resistance. The British government had started their own atomic bomb project, and rumors of the Nazis bomb were sweeping the nation.
Yeah. It has the power to level this city in one blast! I hope they don't use it.
Soon, Leif was drafted to an intelligence project about vemork and the Nazi atomic project.
In england, there was word of an operation known as Operation Grouse. it was made up of four men that would set up resistance cells in Telemark. one of the men on the team was Einar Skinnarland. he had undergone training in england.
under the cover of darkness, the four men dropped into the frozen mountains.