Arctic convoy and Bomber Command veterans to get decorations for bravery

New medals and clasps will be given to surviving veterans within fortnight after government bows to years of campaigning Surviving veterans of the Arctic convoys and Bomber Command will receive new medals or clasps within a fortnight following the government’s decision to bow to years of campaigning and properly acknowledge their bravery during the second world war. Up to 250,000 veterans will be eligible for the decorations, but those still living or their widows will receive the awards first, the defence minister Mark Francois will announce on Tuesday

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Arctic convoy and Bomber Command veterans to get decorations for bravery