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The Real Heroes of Telemark 1969

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  • BBC
  • 50 mins
  • Documentary
This series was conceived as a way of setting the record straight after the content of the 1965 film "The Heroes of Telemark" had failed to give the public a true picture of what had actually happened in the British-sponsored, Norwegian-executed raids to destroy or disrupt the German effort to produce heavy water in occupied Norway for the Nazi atomic-weapons programme. It was intended that this series ought to dispel the war-comic sensationalism surrounding the raids and give to the viewing public the real story, which is far more harrowing than the partly-fictionalised events depicted in the 1965 film.

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