World: New Front?

Once again Adolf Hitler was busy in Norway. All ports from the North Cape down to Alesund were tightly sealed. Across the Skagerrak, by ship and plane, streamed reinforcements for Nazi garrisons. Strung out along the thawing fjords were almost 200,000 troops, double the number that guarded Norway last fall. The powerful battleship Tirpitz, which recently weathered a British torpedo-plane attack, lay under the sheltering guns of Trondheim Fjord. With her were the 10,000-ton pocket battleship Admiral Scheer, the 10,000-ton heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen. Were the Nazis about to move against Britain's...

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