Jan Baalsrud, Norwegian war hero who had to self amputate his toes to survive

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Jan Baalsrud was a commando in the Norwegian resistance trained by the British in World War Two. In 1941 Baalsrud participated in Operation Martin, which was a clandestine action aiming to organize secret resistance groups in Tromso, in German occupied Norway, and to destroy a German airfield control tower. When …