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Two Essential Books on the Norway War

Photo by Wikimedia Commons The Winter Fortress, by Neal Bascomb and We Die Alone, by David Howarth. By sheer coincidence I’ve just read two books on the commando war in Norway waged against the Germans during their occupation of 1940–45. One is titled The Winter Fortress, by Neal Bascomb; the other is We Die Alone, by David Howarth.  Hitler wanted Norway for its ports, its iron ore, and its heavy-water plant, which was needed for atom bombs, and so he flooded this country of (then) 3 million people with 300,000 troops.
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