Falklands war

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HMS Antelope sinks during the Falkland's war
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HMS Antelope sinks during the Falkland's war

HMS Plymouth. The Rothesay-class frigate served in the Royal Navy from 1959 to 1988 and helped save the Falklands Islands from Argentinean invasion in 1982.

Inside the 1980s time capsule that is the Falklands War frigate HMS Plymouth

The gallery presents a look inside the 1980s time capsule that is HMS Plymouth. The Royal Navy frigate helped save the Falklands Islands from Argentinean invasion in 1982.

British SAS during the Falklands war, April - June 1982.

British SAS during the Falklands war, April - June 1982.

Royal Marines

Royal Marines

Sergeant Ian John McKay (1953–1982), VC

Sergeant Ian John McKay (1953–1982), VC

1982 Falklands war

1982 Falklands war

Falklands War 1982 - Paratrooper

British 1980's Infantry

Well, now for something non-Soviet for a bit of a change. I always like to have some infantry finished before I try and tackle the forces vehicles. It doesn't always work out like that - but it's too easy to end up with a stack of cool tanks and MICVs and have no squaddies to do the actual fighting. Hence I've been holding off on all my British kit, However, I recently came into the possession of some Liberation British figures and a single Platoon 20 chappie firing a Blowpipe missile. These…

THE FALKLANDS CONFLICT, APRIL - JUNE 1982

THE FALKLANDS CONFLICT, APRIL - JUNE 1982

FKD 409. Two Royal Marines of 40 Commando defend the landing site at San Carlos with a Browning .5" machine gun. A landing craft from HMS INTREPID is in the background

British Para.

British Para.

Gurkhas, Falklands war, pin by Paolo Marzioli
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Gurkhas, Falklands war, pin by Paolo Marzioli

THE FALKLANDS CONFLICT, APRIL - JUNE 1982 - ROYAL MARINES COMMANDO, pin by Paolo Marzioli

THE FALKLANDS CONFLICT, APRIL - JUNE 1982

FKD 409. Two Royal Marines of 40 Commando defend the landing site at San Carlos with a Browning .5" machine gun. A landing craft from HMS INTREPID is in the background

Yomping across the Falklands. A member of 45 commando yomping across the Falkland Islands. With the destruction of the Atlantic Conveyor, much of the helicopter airlift capacity of the British had been lost. British forces had to literally walk across the width of East Falkland Island.

The Falklands War

The Falklands War

British soldier, Falklands war, pin by Paolo Marzioli

British soldier, Falklands war, pin by Paolo Marzioli

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The Paras after the Falklands War is won.

The Paras after the Falklands War is won.