HistoryPoints News

Mar 19, 2022

To Russia with love

When the Nazis occupied western Russia in the 1940s, thousands of British sailors lost their lives on the Arctic Convoys which kept Russia supplied with millions of tonnes of vital equipment. Now the Merchant Navy Association has placed HistoryPoints QR codes on ...

the Arctic Convoys memorial in Newport so that anyone can use their smartphone to read more about the convoys, including details of Newport men who died on them. Our information is also available by clicking here