The Winter Fortress

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Offline thedoc

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The Winter Fortress
« on: 01/06/2016 15:35:43 »
How the Nazis were stopped from obtaining "heavy water", an ingredient key in making an atomic bomb.

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Re: The Winter Fortress
« Reply #1 on: 01/06/2016 17:15:20 »
The story gets more and more interesting as it develops. Definitely worth reading, even if the style is a bit clunky.

I had the honor of meeting some of the sabotage group many years ago - what an adventure! Also an interesting aside that a possibly deliberate miscalculation by Werner Heisenberg led to the Nazis discounting graphite as a neutron moderator, thus giving the Allies a couple of years' head start in developing the A-bomb.
helping to stem the tide of ignorance