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Friday, November 20, 2015

WWII Hero Credits Luck and Chance in Foiling Hitler’s Nuclear Ambitions

de bene esse: literally, of well-being, morally acceptable but subject to future validation or exception

Joachim Ronneberg, 96, was the leader of a World War II commando team that destroyed the Nazis’ only source of heavy water, a rare fluid they needed to produce nuclear weapons. CreditMauricio Lima for The New York Times
ALESUND, Norway — For a man who saved the world, or at least helped ensure that Adolf Hitler never got hold of a nuclear bomb, 96-year-old Joachim Ronneberg has a surprisingly unheroic view of the forces that shape history. read on ...
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