Sons of Norway to show ‘The Heroes of Telemark’

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TEMECULA – Sons of Norway Vinland Lodge invites the community for a showing of the movie “The Heroes of Telemark,” Saturday, Feb. 1. Come share a potluck lunch at 12:30 p.m., followed by the movie showing at the Assistance League of Temecula, 28720 Via Montezuma, Temecula. Based on true facts and set in German-occupied Norway, the movie is an embellished account of the efforts of the Norwegian resistance to sabotage the German development of the atomic bomb. Resistance fighter Knut Straud, played by Richard Harris, enlists the reluctant physicist Dr. Rolf Pedersen, played by Kirk Douglas, in an effort to destroy the German heavy water production plant near the village of Rjukan in rural Telemark. In the process, Pedersen discovers that his ex-wife Anna, played by Ulla Jacobsson
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