The Story of Helen Duncan and the Witch Trial of World War II

Nina Shandler with a special intro by Alan Dershowitz

$69.95

On March 23, 1944, as the Allied Forces were preparing for D-Day, Helen Duncan stood in the dock of Britain’s highest criminal court accused of violating the Witchcraft Act of 1735. Intelligence authorities wanted “Hellish Nell” silenced. Sometimes comic, sometimes tragic, The Strange Case of Hellish Nell is a true crime tale laced with psychic phenomena and wartime intrigue.

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On March 23, 1944, as the Allied Forces were preparing for D-Day, Helen Duncan stood in the dock of Britain’s highest criminal court accused of:violating the Witchcraft Act of 1735. At the time of her arrest, Helen Duncan was Britain’s most controversial psychic, a celebrity medium with a notorious reputation. During her seances, she channeled spirits who spoke from the world beyond, and on a few occasions, her “spirit” seemed to know too much: Helen’s seances were accurately revealing top-secret British ship movements. Intelligence authorities wanted “Hellish Nell” silenced.  Sometimes comic, sometimes tragic, The Strange Case of Hellish Nell is a true crime tale laced with psychic phenomena and wartime intrigue.

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Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 6.5 × 1 × 10 in

Bound in USA since 1975