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Arandora Star
« on: Wednesday 28 November 12 21:07 GMT (UK) »
The Arandora Star was attacked and sunk in July 1940.
It is hoped to produce a book about those who lost their lives, those who were rescued and sent to australia aboard the Dunera and those who were hospitalised and later interned on the Isle of Man.
Any oinformation would be appreciated

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Re: Arandora Star
« Reply #1 on: Monday 03 December 12 15:22 GMT (UK) »
I presume you have seen this one? http://digital.nls.uk/scotlandspages/timeline/1940.html
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« Reply #2 on: Saturday 05 January 13 18:09 GMT (UK) »
You could try and get a copy of WO 361/4 from The National Archives. The File contains all the official enquiries and statements made by survivors. Opened in October 2007.
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Re: Arandora Star
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 24 January 13 17:35 GMT (UK) »
Many of the victims were washed ashore in Ireland. You'll find a 40-minute documentary on the terrible aftermath on Youtube
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAn_We1czsE&feature=youtu.be