WW II Escape described in Minister Florence Harriman’s book “Mission to the North”

Florence Jaffray Harriman was Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Norway from 1937 until 1940. ( The United States chose to use the title Minister instead of Ambassador in several countries in Europe well into the 19th century .) World War II Escape Harriman came to the country during a troubling pre-war period. On April 9, 1940, Germany invaded Norway. The Germans were slowed by coastal guns at Oscarsborg Fortress that managed to sink the German cruiser ...
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