1982 Royal Marine Commando, Falklands conflict From the cumbersome armour worn by a Yorkist man-at-arms in 1485 to the packs yomped into Port Stanley on the backs of Royal Marines five centuries later, the literal burden of a soldier’s endeavour is on view.

Inventories of war: soldiers' kit from 1066 to 2014

1982 Royal Marine Commando, Falklands conflict From the cumbersome armour worn by a Yorkist man-at-arms in 1485 to the packs yomped into Port Stanley on the backs of Royal Marines five centuries later, the literal burden of a soldier’s endeavour is on

Exhibition at Imperial War Museum North (Manchester) to mark 30th anniversary of the Falklands conflict.

In pictures: Falklands War images

Royal Marines marching across the Falklands towards Port Stanley. (Magnus served in the Falklands conflict when he was still a teenager.

Mountain & Arctic Warfare Cadre (RM Commandos). See the US M-16, as SAS Squad and recce teams of airbone brigade as the same period (1980's).

See the US as SAS Squad and recce teams of airbone brigade as the same period

IWS sight mounted on SLR

IWS sight mounted on SLR of a British infantry unit, Falklands war.

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Seen here above is the famed FN or FAL rifle made in Belguim chambered in X FN is French for Fabrique Nationale and FAL is French for Fusil Automatique Legere.

Falklands Commando

Special Boat Squadron and 29 Commando Commando Regiment Royal Artillery (Forward Observation Battery), May


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