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The Norwegian resistance fighter who led a detachment of commandos on a daring mission to derail Nazi Germany's efforts to engineer the first atomic bomb will finally rest easy in the halls of Valhalla.

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After handing them their suicide capsules, Norwegian Royal Army Colonel Leif Tronstad informed his soldiers, “I cannot tell you why this mission is so important, but if you succeed, it will live in Norway’s memory for a hundred years.”

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