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Old 11th September 2018
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Re: Aurora Lights, where?

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Originally Posted by TimP View Post
Jim, you’ve made my point very succinctly, although having been seasick on several occasions, not as many I hasten to add as my long suffering wife, I suspect an active U-Boat could come as a welcome solution to the problem!
A friend of mine's father was on a destroyer, escorting convoys around the North Cape to Murmansk. The Russian Embassy recently awarded him and the other the crews the 'Arctic Star' medal. We took him to Chatham historic dockyard a few years ago and they treated him like a hero. I guess that if the OP (Henry) goes around the North Cape, the Russians won't award him the medal, even though he'll be a hero!


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