NORWAY: The Saga of Sogne Fjord

From the deep, cold, green-black waters of Norway's longest fjord, the questions kept coming. What was it that several people had seen mysteriously breaking the surface between the dark, forbidding mountains that line Sogne Fjord? Was it a whale? Was it a wreck? Was it a Soviet submarine dropping radio beacons for possible use in some future war? As Norwegian frigates and planes, aided by British navy helicopters, crisscrossed the 112-mile-long fjord last week in an earnest game of cat and underwater mouse, an Albanian radio report offered the most amazing explanation: not one but two Soviet, nuclear-armed subs had...

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