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The town of Rjukan in the Telemark region of Norway has a remarkable history. The birth of modern Norwegian tourism, the development of hydroelectric power and artificial fertiliser to feed a growing world population, facilitation of modern-day workers’ rights, nuclear development and the bravery and tenacity of wartime saboteurs.
Film still images © Ian J Brodie / Filmkameratene AS, co-producers Headline Pictures Ltd, Sebasto Film & TV Aps and NRK. Film stills from the 2014 mini-series The Heavy Water War have been used to illustrate the historical events related to the actions that took place during WWII.