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Artic Convoys

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William

William Report 15 Jul 2013 22:08

Now there is a medal for the WW2 Artic Convoys seamen, RN and merchant, what was the area that was ships to sail into be classified as being in the artic convoy

Reggie

Reggie Report 15 Jul 2013 22:16

Try googling...................always the best way to find info

it's actually 'Arctic'...................

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 16 Jul 2013 09:19

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arctic_convoys_of_World_War_II

Roy

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 17 Jul 2013 14:08

Hello William and welcome to the Community boards.



As William is a new poster, I will send a friendly message on how to return to his thread. :-)

Inky1

Inky1 Report 20 Jul 2013 12:58

William,

If you are really interested, there are many books/articles on your subject. As well as wiki, simply google PQ17 and check out some of the results. Including:-

http://www.mikekemble.com/ww2/convoypq17.html

This one has photos and maps that assist in understanding the area and thus what all those seamen experienced.