National Geographic : 1945 Nov
Norwegian Official "We're Free!" That's What the Victory Flash Meant to Women in Grini, the Nazis' Big Concentration Camp Near Oslo Men and women were separated by a fence; nevertheless, many became engaged. These women may have deliveredillegal newspapers or served asUnderground couriers. Some women performed sabotage; others were spies in German offices. Grini, surrounded by electric wires and land mines, handled some 20,000 prisoners during the occupation. Food and vitamin concentrates were smuggled into the camp. Eight thousand Norwegians wenttojails inGermany; many never returned.