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Images relating to the Falklands War 1982


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The statue outside the former Royal Marines Eastney barracks near Portsmouth dedicated to those who fought in the Falklands War 1982. It is based on an iconic photograph of a Marine 'yomping' or travelling cross-country from the landing point in San ...
Royal Marines Museum, Eastney, Southsea nr Portsmouth, England. 2007

A display of the equipment as carried by the soldiers and marines who fought in the Falklands War, 1982. It includes all his webing, spare clothing, bergen, washing & cleaning gear, rations & cooking equipment, sleeping bag, NBC suit plus respirat...
History at Murton - Murton Park, York, England. April 2008

A memorial to the Royal Marines who fell in the Falklands War 1982 presented by the people of the Falklands themselves. It is situated outside the former Marine Barracks in the memorial gardens and the inscription reads: "These stones come trom th...
Royal Marines Museum, Eastney, Southsea nr Portsmouth, England. 2007

Round Table class Landing Ship Logistics and Falklands War veterans. In June 1982, the Sir Tristram and Sir Galahad were damaged off Fitzroy, with the loss of 48 Welsh Guards and crew on Galahad. Sir Tristram was towed back to the UK and refitted, Si...
Southampton Water, England. 2006

The Pucara is a ground support and counter-insurgency aircraft used in various airforces around the world, most notably by the Argentinian Air Force during the Falklands War. There it was also found to be effective against hellicopters but vulnerable...
North East Aircraft Museum, Sunderland, England. October 2004.

The premier, multi-purpose gun of the second world war, the German 88 was respected and feared wherever it was encountered. A high muzzle velocity, good accuracy and penetrating ammunition, as well as plentiful production meant that this AA gun could...
Imperial War Museum, London, England. October 2003.

HMS Invincible moored alongside the Portsmouth quayside. The first of the Invincible class light carriers, she saw service as the flagship in the Falklands war 1982.
Portsmouth Naval Dockyard, July 2003

HMS Invincible moored alongside the Portsmouth quayside. The first of the Invincible class light carriers, she saw service as the flagship in the Falklands war 1982.
Portsmouth Naval Dockyard, July 2003

The most famous of the V bombers, and an aircraft to stir the heart of many an airman and enthusiast alike, this Vulcan XL319 served with the famous 617 Sqn in a nuclear strike role. It was able to carry a Blue Steel nuclear missile or 21 x 1,000lb c...
North East Aircraft Museum, Sunderland, England. Spring 2004.

A light artillery piece made in Italy during the 1950's to fire standard 105mm ammunution but still be either towed by a jeep or broken down and carried by mule. Used by many countries around the world including Britain and Argentina, this particular...
Royal Marines Museum, Eastney, Southsea nr Portsmouth, England. 2007

A veteran of the Falklands War, she was commissioned in 1977 and was sold to Pakistan in 1994.
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2 Type 21's shortly after their return from the Falklands War. Note the pennant numbers still painted out
Plymouth Harbour, 1982.