December 26, 2018

During the Second World War Britain needed to secure its vital import of goods from overseas. To counteract the German U-boat menace the British sailed in convoy.

After Jan ter Doest was released from Spanish concentration camp Miranda de Ebroin the north of Spain around the 20th of January 1943, he was transported to the British crown colony of Gibraltar. He was seventeen.

At his arrival Gibraltar must have looked quite gri...

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