This collection of documents and photographs is an important archive of the life of a Norwegian man during World War II.
It is owned by his daughter, who reveals how he worked for the resistance and risked death by spying on the Germans. He was captured and about to be tortured and executed, yet he managed to escape. This collection, a testament to the man's bravery, will stay in the family, to whom it is beyond value.
Did you know? In Operation Gunnerside, British-trained Norwegian commandos sabotaged the ‘heavy water’ plant at Vemork, hindering the Nazi atomic bomb programme.
Did you know? The British Special Operations Executive (SOE) developed secret weapons and gadgets to be used by resistance fighters and British agents against the Nazis.