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By Lois Martin

The witch in heritage is particularly various from clone of Harry Potter or the fashionable day Pagan. 'A short historical past of Witchcraft' units out to discover how the witch phenomenon started in medieval Europe and the way it has persisted to hang-out us for the following 500 years.

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I became still more concerned when around 1300 the Swedish aircraft-carrying cruiser Gotland came in view to starboard against the Swedish coast. For a while, she even ran on a parallel course with us! " But if Lütjens did fear that we had been dangerously compromised, it was he, not Carls, who was right. Captain Agren, of the Gotland, immediately reported our passage to the nearby Kullen signal station. 9 A British Naval Attaché in Stockholm Early in 1941, a few high-ranking officers in the Swedish intelligence service privately came to the conclusion that a weakening of Germany would be greatly to the advantage of their country.

It ran through my head that enemy agents were being handed a unique opportunity to identify and report our task force just as it was putting to sea. On top of that, the weather was perfect for aerial reconnaissance. I could not see how Exercise Rhine could possibly be kept secret. I became still more concerned when around 1300 the Swedish aircraft-carrying cruiser Gotland came in view to starboard against the Swedish coast. For a while, she even ran on a parallel course with us! " But if Lütjens did fear that we had been dangerously compromised, it was he, not Carls, who was right.

When we arrived at our rendezvous with the flotilla, we were dismayed to find a number of merchant ships waiting to take advantage of the cleared channel. Their presence was liable to endanger the security of Exercise Rhine and, therefore, was extremely unwelcome. However, it gave the Swedish observers and their British friends the impression that our task force and the merchantmen were operating together. As has been said, they so stated in their reports. Consequently, in London the Admiralty put a lot of effort into puzzling over what the Germans could be intending to do with such a combination of ships and how they might counter whatever it was.

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