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The Arctic Convoys

Duration:
10 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 10 May 2013

The story of Jack Humble, whose ship was torpedoed while escorting a convoy inside the Arctic Circle. From 1941-45, Allied sailors and ships battled storms, bombers and U-boats to ferry war supplies to Russia in WW2.

(Photo: Frozen deck of a British warship on Arctic Convoy, Feb 1943. Credit: AP)

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