Knut Magne Haugland the last surviving crew member of Kon-Tiki Expedition became a Silent Key December 25. Knut was also a member of the Norwegian Resistance during WWII and was one of the original Heroes of Telemark. ARRL has this article on their web today:
Last Surviving Crew Member of Kon-Tiki Expedition Passes Away
May You rest in peace.
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