First glimpse of Arctic Star for veterans

Veterans of the convoys that supplied Allied forces in the Arctic had their first glimpse today of the campaign medal they've waited 70 years to see. The Royal Mint has finally begun production of the Arctic Star. Fred and Sangeeta introduce our coverage.


Arctic veterans celebrate medals

Veterans of the Arctic convoys of the second world war are to begin receiving their campaign medals. The Arctic Star will be based on the World War II campaign stars featuring the head of King George VI.