WWII Hero Who Stopped Nazis From Getting Nukes Passes Away At 99


Joachim Roenneberg, a Norwegian WWII veteran who headed the four-man team that blew up a plant producing heavy water which Nazi Germany could have used to produce nuclear weapons, is dead at 99.

The operation — during which not a single shot was fired — has been recounted in books, documentaries, films and TV series.

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg says Roenneberg was “one of our finest resistance fighters” whose “courage contributed to what has been referred to as the most successful sabotage campaign” in Norway.


Read more at NY POST.



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