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The Daring Mission That Thwarted a Nazi Atomic Bomb (nationalgeographic.com)
11 points by areoform 3 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 1 comment

An important fact that is buried in the article: Nazi Germany never had plans to build a bomb; they only had an exploratory program which concluded that they should not. To say that a clandestine mission thwarted their program is ludicrous. The Nazis themselves decided that a nuclear weapon program would take far too many resources and abandoned it.

That's not to take away from the accomplishment of the Norwegians, just from the implication of the sensationalized title of the article and book.

Source: http://blog.nuclearsecrecy.com/2015/11/13/when-did-the-allie...

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