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Operation Gunnerside: Presentation by Mr. Trygve Joachim Ronneberg

April 12 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$20.00 – $30.00
Joachim Ronneberg

A Presentation about Operation Gunnerside in Norway during World War II

by Mr. Trygve Joachim Rønneberg

We look forward to this event, originally planned for April 2020, to journey back to the Second World War with a proud Scandinavian chapter of the war against Hitler. We are so glad Trygve Joachim Rønneberg will return this April again!

Joachim Ronneberg

Joachim Rønneberg

Joachim Rønneberg was the leader of a group of Norwegian commando soldiers who stopped Hitler’s plans to make an atomic bomb. Learn more about operation Gunnerside by his own grandson, Trygve Joachim Rønneberg, at The Norwegian Seamen’s Church on April 12 at 7:00 pm. Reception and drinks/snacks afterwards.

Date:

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 7:00pm

Location:

The Norwegian Seamen’s Church
317 East 52nd Street
New York, NY 10022

Tickets:

Members: $20
Non-Members: $30

Pay online below, or to mail in a check, please click here to download this form with instructions.

Reception to follow.

 

Learn More About Operation Gunnerside

“Operation Gunnerside” – by the Atomic Heritage Foundation, In partnership with the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History

“WWII Hero Credits Luck and Chance in Foiling Hitler’s Nuclear Ambitions” – the Saturday Profile in the New York Times, Nov. 20, 2015 (subscription required to view)

“Inside the Daring Mission That Thwarted a Nazi Atomic Bomb” – National Geographic, Jun 5, 2016 (subscription required to view)

Exhibition about WWII – Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum at Vemork

“The Heavy Water War” (“Kampen Om Tungtvannet”) – Trailer for 6-episode miniseries by the NRK

“The Heroes of Telemark” – 1965 film starring Kirk Douglas

Norsk Hydro's Vemork Plant Outside of Rjukan, Norway. Photo Credit: By Tor-Egil Farestveit (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons

Norsk Hydro’s Vemork Plant Outside of Rjukan, Norway

From the left: Knut Haukelid, Joachim Rønneberg, Jens Anton Poulsson shaking hands with HM King Haakon VII of Norway (1948). Photo Credit: Leif Ørnelund [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.

From the left: Knut Haukelid, Joachim Rønneberg, Jens Anton Poulsson shaking hands with HM King Haakon VII of Norway (1948)

Details

Date:
April 12
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$20.00 – $30.00

Venue

Norwegian Seamen’s Church
317 East 52nd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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