Navy Net - Royal Navy Community

This is a sample guest message. Register a free account today to become a member! Once signed in, you'll be able to participate on this site by adding your own topics and posts, as well as connect with other members through your own private inbox!

Atlantic convoys, and the sinking of the Haguro


War Hero
Book Reviewer
BBC - WW2 People's War - Michael Marwood RN

Michael Marwood DSC has some tales to tell.

I have just been talking to him on the phone - he is 93 but sharp as a needle. Apart from his BBC stuff here he told me how harrowing it was in 1945 in Singapore to receive on board men the Japs had held in Changi Jail, who were just skin and bone after years as guests of Hirohito. They were only allowed to be given very weak tea as they were so unused to food of any consequence. It will be recalled how Bligh, having successfully brought 18 men 3,500 miles to the East Indies in an open boat, lost some soon after arrival because they, for them in their condition, over-ate.
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
scouse Atlantic Convoys: the War at Sea History 17
C South Atlantic Submariners 3
soleil Film: 'Greyhound', starring Tom Hanks - 1942 - A Convoy Edges Across The Atlantic - Release Date: May 2020 History 3
MoD_RSS Defence Secretary Ben Wallace gives a speech to the Atlantic Council MoD News 0
soleil YT: BBC1 "Coverage Of The 50th Anniversary Of The Battle Of The Atlantic Presented By Brian Redhead" History 0
MoD_RSS PM opening words at North Atlantic Council: 4 December 2019 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS North Atlantic Council visits Georgia MoD News 0
MoD_RSS UK and Norway Reinforce North Atlantic Security MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Foreign Secretary crosses the Atlantic to expand post-Brexit opportunities for Global Britain MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Restoring Estuarine and Coastal Habitats in the North East Atlantic MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Press release: Marine and citizen scientists take to the seas to help secure a future for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna in UK waters MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Exercise Combined Joint Atlantic Serpent 2018 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Speech: Defence Secretary at Atlantic Council MoD News 0
soleil The Atlantic: "The Fading Battlefields of World War I" History 0
dapperdunn Battle of the Atlantic Memorial History 1
stan_the_man HMS Coventry MV Atlantic Conveyor today 1982 Diamond Lil's 5
Seaweed Londonderry's part in the Battle of the Atlantic History 18
A 'WW2 Battle of Atlantic: 70th Commemoration Edition.' The Book Club 0
R Battle of the Atlantic Ceremony Farce History 8
soleil Drum: "The Royal Navy Brings The 'Battle Of The Atlantic' To Life Through New Site" History 0
soleil Liverpool Echo: "The Battle Of The Atlantic Legacy Of Captain Johnnie Walker" History 1
trehorn Battle of The Atlantic Celebrations - Liverpool Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) 1
soleil Battle Of The Atlantic 70th Anniversary - Events History 2
S Iranians in the Atlantic? Current Affairs 0
scouse Liverpool Battle of the Atlantic History 34
MoD_RSS HMS Montrose welcomed home from South Atlantic Current Affairs 0
MoD_RSS HMS Dauntless impresses in Atlantic exercise Current Affairs 0
soleil Mail: "Now Heading For The South Atlantic: The Falklands Task Force 30 Years On..." The Fleet 0
soleil RN: "HMS Dauntless Sails To South Atlantic For Maiden Deployment" The Fleet 0
soleil Telegraph: "Falklands: UK Denies Sending Nuclear-Armed Submarine To South Atlantic" Submariners 10
B South Atlantic Medal For Sale The Corps 3
S South Atlantic Sabre Rattling ... again Current Affairs 11
MoD_RSS HMS Montrose departs on Atlantic deployment Current Affairs 0
soleil Navy News: "Lynx Flies The Atlantic" The Fleet Air Arm 0
MoD_RSS HMS Edinburgh deploys to South Atlantic Current Affairs 2
Merlin28 Presenter, 85, crosses Atlantic on raft for WaterAid The Quarterdeck 0
MoD_RSS HMS York Sails For South Atlantic The Fleet 12
soleil Navy News: "Sutherland Play Pinging Detectives In Atlantic" The Fleet 0
Tengernagy Atlantic Fleet History 2
soleil Battle of the Atlantic: Divers explore the Bedfordshire History 2
soleil Petition seeks South Atlantic medal for HMS Ledbury crew The Fleet 35
sgtpepperband Russian Navy to expand presence in Arctic, Atlantic, Pacific Submariners 2
Niner_Domestic Battle of the Atlantic Sunday International 5
D Battle of the Atlantic History 1
MoD_RSS Aid charity involved in convoys to Syria “seriously mismanaged”, regulator concludes MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: 75th anniversary of the Arctic Convoys marked at special event MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: 75th Anniversary of the Arctic Convoys to be marked in Liverpool MoD News 0
A WW2 Navy Convoy Boxset (Malta/Arctic/BOA Convoys) No.1 WW2 Best Seller. The Book Club 0
I Russian Arctic convoys Nearest & Dearest 1
P arctic convoys medal Current Affairs 1
Similar threads

Latest Threads