OPERATION FRESHMAN The Hunt for Hitlers Heavy Water


Operation Freshman was the code name given to a British airborne operation conducted in November 1942 during WW2. It was the first British airborne operation conducted using Airspeed Horsa gliders, its target was the Vemork Norsk Hydro hydrogen electrolysis plant in Telemark, Norway which produced heavy water as a by product. This title provides a comprehensive account this the first unsuccessful operation and the later successful one,complete with a wealth of unusual images that accompany the detailed text.

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