The Winter Fortress

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ISBN: 9780544368057
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - May 3rd, 2016

If Germany had succeeded in developing an atomic bomb, it would have changed the outcome of the war. This is the story of the attempt to destroy the plant in Norway that was supplying the Nazis with large quantities of heavy water, an integral part of the weapon. Perched atop a 600 foot cliff and accessible only by a narrow and heavily-guarded suspension bridge, the building was nearly impregnable. Easily rivaling the best fiction thrillers, this book is an Icily (in every sense) suspenseful account of one of the most daring and crucial missions of World War II. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves

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