ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Day Tripping: June 21

In the heat of summer’s first day

Water Logged

Admiral Ludwig von Reuter of the German Navy ordered the scuttling of his fleet off the coast of Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands in 1919. Rather than have his ships end up in the hands of the Royal British Navy or see his government renege on the Treaty of Versailles, the Admiral sank 52 of 74 German warships near the British base…

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