Haugland was arrested for a second time, by Gestapo in Kongsberg, but again escaped and commenced his training duties. On 1 April 1944 he narrowly escaped another capture by the Gestapo when one of his transmitters, hidden in the Oslo Maternity Hospital, was located by radio direction finding .
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It is fair to say Knut Haugland created a genuine legend. Born in Ryukan, Telemark, Norway, in 1917, Haugland was a proud patriot and, after passing his examen atrium in 1937, he enrolled in
Knut Haugland 1917–2009. Knut Haugland, who has died at 92, was one of Norway’s most celebrated adventurers. During World War II he helped lead a daring raid on a suspected Nazi atomic facility.
Dec 28, 2009 · Knut Haugland, the Norwegian commando and explorer who died on Christmas Day aged 92, took part in two of the most adventurous and celebrated exploits of …
Finally, Haugland was one of the nine Norwegian commandos, led by Joachim Ronneberg, who attacked the plant on 28 February 1943.