The ‘glorious dead’ of the Arctic Convoys — But what does Richard Kemp think?

“For our tomorrow they gave their today” Yesterday I was privileged to attend the commemoration event for the 80th anniversary of the first Arctic Convoy leaving Liverpool. Being a Merchant or a Royal Navy Seaman in these convoys was one of the most dangerous postings in the whole of World War II. It was a […]

The ‘glorious dead’ of the Arctic Convoys — But what does Richard Kemp think?

WARSHIP WEDNESDAY, November 24/2021@23:12-WELL, BEING that there was JUST an ARCTIC STAR CAMPAIGN MEDAL…OF W.W.II/1939-1945, CONCERNING SERVICE IN THE ARCTIC WATERS…MURMANSK RUN, NORWAY, RUSSIA, ICELAND TO RUSSIA CONVOYS, RUSSIA TO ICELAND, U.K., TO RUSSIA AND RUSSIA TO SCAPA FLOW-ORKNEY ISLANDS, AND ALL U.K. PORTS THAT WERE COMBINED WITH THESE CONVOYS, WERE IN COMPREHENSION…DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR/1939-1945, THIS ARCTIC STAR…NUMBER 4 ON THE BAR…WAS STRUCT UP, IN THE LAST YEAR-OR TWO!!! They SAY, AS MANY W.W.II NAVAL VETERANS, COASTAL COMMAND VETS, ETC., THAT THIS WAS PROBABLY THE ROUGHEST CONVOY SERIES TO PARTAKE DURING THE BATTLE of the ATLANTIC CAMPAIGN/1939-1945!!! BEING THAT THERE ARE VERY FEW W.W.II VETERANS LEFT ALIVE; IT WOULD HAVE BEEN A GREAT IDEA-IF THIS ARCTIC STAR WOULD HAVE BEEN STRUCK UP WITH THE REST OF THE 8/EIGHT CAMPAIGN STARS OF W.W.II./1939-1945, THOUGH BETTER LATE THAN NEVER, AND BRAVO ZULU, ANYWAYS…A WELL DESERVED CAMPAIGN W.W.II/1939-1945 STAR, INDEED!!!

Yours Aye; Brian CANUCK Murza….Killick Vison, W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

Blog credit; The Glorious Dead of the ARCTIC Convoys

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Brian MURZA/Killick Vison is battleoftheatlantic19391945; W.W.II NAVAL RESEARCHER-PUBLISHED AUTHOR, PRESENT DAY NAVAL-MILITARY ANALYST, from Canada.

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