The Arctic Convoy route to Russia via Iceland was one of the great naval battlegrounds of the Second World War. For those onboard HMS Belfast, the weather was arguably a greater threat than the Germans. But for Ordnance Artificer, John Harrison, it ended up saving his life.
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