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Since 1950
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From the content:
CoScan International Award 2017
CoScan meeting in Greenwich 2017
Viking Society for Northern Research
Finnish conductors – a success story
ARSNY, a Viking camp near York
To read the runic alphabet
English soldiers' burial grounds in southern Denmark
St Magnus of Orkney, 900th anniversary
Reports from Travel awardees
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Anglo-Danish Society

Thursday 1st June 2017
AGM, Reception & Talk

The title of the talk was “The Naval War in The Baltic 1939 1945”, presented by Mr Poul Grooss - previously the Danish Defence Attaché in London, a former Captain in the Royal Danish Navy, a military researcher and lecturer.

This book has just been published in English.

Poul Grooss chronicles naval warfare in the Baltic region during WWII and covers such major events as the siege of Leningrad, the Soviet campaign against Sweden in 1942, the three wars in Finland 1939–44, the Soviet liberation of the Baltic states, and the German evacuation of two million people from the East, and the Soviet race westwards in 1945. In his book Grooss also explores topics such as Swedish cooperation with Germany, the Germans’ use of the Baltic to train U-boat crews for the battle of the Atlantic, the secret weapons trials in the remote area of Peenemünde, and the RAF mining campaign that reduced the threat of new and revolutionary German submarine technology. He explains how messages from Bletchley Park were the basis for the RAF attacks on German coastal regions. Moreover, Grooss provides the political and military context of the war in this theatre and he describes details of ships, radar, artillery, mines, and aircraft.
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Anglo-Swedish Society

Thursday 25 May
Reception at the Athenaeum Club to meet the new Rector of the Swedish Congregation in London: Eric Muhl - in the photo with Alexander Malmaeus (Chairman of the Anglo-Swedish Society) to the left and to the right Ulrika Funered (Minister Counsellor at Swedish Embassy in London).

A representative from relevant organisations in London (and CoScan) made a brief presentation each.
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