SKY: Naval Veterans Launch Campaign for a Dedicated Battle of the Atlantic Memorial

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(SKY NEWS) – An estimated 100,000 people lost their lives during the Battle of the Atlantic in World War Two, but the event does not have a dedicated national memorial in Britain.

Now, a charity – The Battle of the Atlantic Memorial – is launching a £2.5m fundraising campaign to build a memorial in Liverpool dedicated to those who died, as well as those who served and survived.

The charity’s chairman, Vice-Admiral Mike Gretton, whose father Vice-Admiral Sir Peter Gretton served during the battle as an Atlantic Escort Group commander, tells his story:

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