A photograph of HMCS Sioux, a destroyer which served in the Royal Canadian Navy.Forbes Brown
A photograph of a building in a Russian port taken in 1944. In the foreground is one of HMCS Sioux's deck guns. Sioux escorted convoys to Russia on what was known as the Murmansk Run.Forbes Brown
An enemy aircraft (likely a Focke-Wulf 190 fighter) makes a low pass over Allied vessels.Forbes Brown
A pair of photographs showing HMS Swift sinking after striking a mine off the shore of Normandy, France shortly after D-Day.Forbes Brown
Convoy vessels ferrying cargo to Russia on what was known as the Murmansk Run.Forbes Brown
"It was a great mystery to us at the time when we went into Oran, we could see these stacks sticking up out of there and bits and pieces of ships and you didn’t know what it was all about. But it was the French fleet that the British sunk because they wouldn’t join the Allies."