Innocents killed on sunken liner





The Arandora Star was a tragedy that was barely talked about in Welsh Italian communities for years - and is still a sensitive topic for those who lost husbands, fathers, sons and brothers.

Dragged from the lives they had made for themselves in Britain, the Italian men were arrested and interned on Winston Churchill's orders after Italy joined World War II.

It is only now - decades after the disaster and after relentless research - that many Welsh Italians have been able to get a fuller picture of what happened to their relatives.


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