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The heavy water war

tungtvannskjelleren Foto: Benjamin A. Ward

In the fall of 2017, the exciting project "The Hunt for the Heavy Water Cellar" started. The cellar at Vemork, where the heavy water was produced, was blown up in 1977. Now they have dug it out and the basement is found intact! Exciting news is coming!

Foto: Fotograf Jacobsen

The Saboteurs' trail is the world-famous route the Norwegian Resistance used during the Second World War.

Vemork er i dag Norsk Industriarbeidermuseum

At the Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum you will get a close encounter with Norwegian industrial - and war history, most known is the exhibition about the "Heavy water war".

Fra TV serien Kampen om Tungtvannet. Foto: Filmkameratene

During the WWII Vemork in Rjukan was in focus for their production of heavy water. The heavy water war stopped the Germans in developing the atom bomb

Sabotørstien kan gås på egenhånd eller med guide

Join a guided tour "In the saboteur's footsteps" this summer. 

This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iPad, and with iTunes on your computer. 


What is heavy water and how was it produced?

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