without replenishment was out of the question. The 41,000 tons of steel from the Tirpitz were completely scrapped in the 1950s and used as a sought-after raw material in a variety of other ways after the war.
and used as a sought-after raw material in many other ways after the war. The stock of our old source of supply had been used up. Only a
small museum near the town of Alta in Finnmark, in the far north of Norway, should still have a slab of Wodan Tirpitz armor steel.
still possessed. The success of the mission was uncertain for more than one reason.