Royal Navy Crossing The Arctic Line

Contributed by Christine Colley

 Royal Navy Crossing The Arctic Line

My Dad was in the Arctic convoys during the war and this certificate marks his rite of passage close to Murmansk. I have grown up with his descriptions of the conditions on the ships and the bravery of his comrades.This certificate was rolled up in a tube until recently, hence the creases. I wonder if any of Dad's shipmates will see this and get in touch via this project? Although I was born in 1951, the second world war is very much a part of my personal history in the way it shaped and informed my childh.ood through my parents and through the experience of growing up in post war London

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