New details emerge about disappearance of Swedish ships in the Cold War

11-12-2010 , by Susanne Berger and Kerstin von Seth , ed. Contra

In 1948 Swedish military officials considered the possibility that the loss of the ships « Iwan » and « Kinnekulle » had not been accidental, but that they had been delivered « intentionally » into Russian hands, in retaliation for Swedish smuggling operations.

Months earlier, in November 1947, Foreign Minister Oesten Undén personally met with a Swedish captain questioned by Polish authorities about smuggling activities by Swedish ships.
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