VIDEO: William Edward Grenfell, retired Commander with the Royal Navy, endured horrific conditions with the crews in the Arctic.
VIDEO: Caroline Dinenage, the MP for Gosport, backed the veterans' campaign. She is delighted that the announcement has been made, and wants the process to move forward as a matter of urgency.
VIDEO: David Cameron makes the announcement that veterans of the arctic convoys will receive medals for their actions during the Second World War
David Cameron has announced that veterans of the Arctic convoys of World War Two will receive medals for their action. More to follow.
Veterans of the infamous World War Two Arctic Convoy are re-living their experiences over the next few days, only this time they are doing it in style and comfort. They will re-trace their route through some of the northern hemisphere's most inhospitable seas on a cruise liner.