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Norway's hero Joachim Ronnenberg, 99

  1. M'Bob

    M'Bob Oct 22, 2018

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  2. mydeafcat

    mydeafcat Oct 22, 2018

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    Sums him up perfectly:

    "After the explosion, the men escaped into neighbouring Sweden by skiing 320km (200 miles) across Telemark - despite being chased by some 3,000 German soldiers." With a wry smile, Ronneberg described it as "the best skiing weekend I ever had".


    Thanks so much for sharing. A terrific story.
     
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  3. Stufflers Mom

    Stufflers Mom Oct 22, 2018

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    A true war hero.
    I watched a documentary on these guys where today's elite soldiers re-enacted the movements of these guys and what they went through. Even with modern equipment and a diet of thousands of calories a day it was very tough, and that was without hiding from Germany patrols and the fear of being caught.

    RIP.
     
  4. gemini4

    gemini4 Hoarder Of Speed Oct 22, 2018

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    I remember seeing "The Heros of Telemark" in the movies :)
     
  5. Millenary Watches

    Millenary Watches Nov 13, 2018

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    Truly a hero!:(
     
  6. ras47

    ras47 Nov 13, 2018

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    Incredible how one man can make such a difference. Without him, what would the world look like today? God speed, JR.