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The Telemark Mission

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The Telemark Mission by Amanda Mitchison
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 Four teenagers attempt the most dangerous sabotage mission of World War II in this brand new adventure novel.

Norway, December 1942. Following the German occupation of the power plant at Vemork in southern Norway, the British government has become aware that Hitler is trying to find a way to use the heavy water it produces to make a nuclear weapon. One mission to destroy the power plant has already failed and time is running out. Now the Allies' fate rests in the hands of four teenagers - Jakob, Freddie, Ase and Lars - who must survive for weeks in the freezing conditions of the Hardanger Plateau before they launch a sabotage attempt that will decide the course of the war.

Stuck-in paper inserts bring to life the wartime experiences of these special Special Agents, from digging snow holes and butchering reindeer, to combat knives and behaviour under torture.

About the author
Amanda Mitchison is an experienced journalist who has worked for a number of publications including the New Statesman, the Independent Magazine, and the Sunday Telegraph Magazine. Her children’s biography of David Livingstone was short-listed for the 2003 Blue Peter Award. The Telemark Mission is Amanda's first novel. She lives in Bristol with her husband and two sons.
Release date Australia
February 1st, 2010
Contributor
Illustrated by Richard Collingridge
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Illustrations
Imprint
Walker Books Ltd
Pages
272
Dimensions
145x225x26
ISBN-13
9781406311044
Product ID
3682790

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