World War: In the North

Like Russian Ambassador Maisky, Norwegian Minister Erik Colban was kept busy in London last week hot-footing it around to the Foreign Office to protest fresh indignities suffered by his country at the hands of Great Britain, in her course of trying to throttle Germany. British aircraft had flown over Norwegian territory scouting for German ships using Norway's coastal sea lanes. British warships had entered Norwegian water to sink German ships. One of them fired a shot across a German's bow and the shell landed ashore, albeit unexploded, near the Varhaug railway station on Norway's southwestern tip. Norwegians muttered that if British...

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