Veterans to begin receiving medals

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The Arctic Star Credit: MoD

An announcement on when Arctic convoy veterans will receive campaign medals will be made today. The Arctic Star will be based on the World War II campaign stars featuring the head of King George VI.

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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.