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

Nina Shandler with a special intro by Alan Dershowitz

$79.95

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, 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

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