Stanley Peak, South Georgia
Stanley Peak (54°11′S 36°55′W / 54.183°S 36.917°W / -54.183; -36.917 36°55′W / 54.183°S 36.917°W / -54.183; -36.917) is a central summit in the Wilckens...
King Edward Point
King Edward Point (also known as KEP) is the capital of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands with port facilities (wharf) on the northeastern coast of the island of South Georgia. It is locate...
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Amphibious Commandos Group
The Amphibious Commandos Group (Spanish: Agrupación de Comandos Anfibios, APCA) is a special operations force of the Argentine Marine Corps.
Trained to perform quick and objective amphibious r...
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Queen Elizabeth 2
Queen Elizabeth 2, often referred to simply as QE2, is an ocean liner built for the Cunard Line which was operated by Cunard as both a transatlantic liner and a cruise ship from 1969 to 2008. She was ...
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ARA Bahía Buen Suceso
ARA Bahía Buen Suceso (B6) was a 5,000-ton fleet transport that served in the Argentine Navy from 1950 to 1982. She took part of the Falklands War (Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas) as a logistics ...
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Cumberland East Bay
Cumberland East Bay is a bay forming the eastern arm of Cumberland Bay, South Georgia. It is entered between Sappho Point and Barff Point, where it is nearly 3 miles (4.8 km) wide, and extends 8 ...
Operation Keyhole
Operation Keyhole was a British special operation on Thule Island in the South Sandwich Islands during Operation Corporate in the 1982 Falklands War. The operation took place from 19–20 June 1982. Ten...
Events leading to the Falklands War
There were many events leading to the 1982 Falklands War (Guerra de Malvinas in Spanish) between the United Kingdom and Argentina over possession of the Falkland Islands and South Georgia (Georgia del...
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HMS Antrim (D18)
HMS Antrim was a County-class destroyer of the Royal Navy launched on 19 October 1967. Following Royal Navy service, including the Falklands War, she was sold to the Chilean Navy in 1984 and scrapped ...
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Fortuna Glacier
Fortuna Glacier is a tidewater glacier at the mouth of Cumberland Bay on the island of South Georgia. It flows in a northeast direction to its terminus just west of Cape Best, with an eastern distribu...
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Grass Island, South Georgia
Grass Island is a conspicuous island lying across the entrance to Stromness Harbour in Stromness Bay, South Georgia. It was known as "Mutton Island" as early as 1912, but since 1920 the name Grass Isl...
Grytviken
Grytviken (Swedish for "the Pot Bay") is a settlement in the British territory of South Georgia in the South Atlantic. It was so named in 1902 by the Swedish surveyor Johan Gunnar Andersson who found...
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Sörling Valley
Sörling Valley is an ice-free valley between Cumberland East Bay and Hound Bay on the north side of South Georgia. Surveyed by the SGS in the period 1951-57. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Plac...
Invasion of South Georgia
The invasion of South Georgia (Spanish: Operación Georgias), also known as the Battle of Grytviken, took place on 3 April 1982, when Argentine naval forces seized control of the east coast of South Ge...
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Ellerbeck Peak
Ellerbeck Peak (54°23′S 36°19′W / 54.383°S 36.317°W / -54.383; -36.317 36°19′W / 54.383°S 36.317°W / -54.383; -36.317) is a peak rising to 685 m on the ...
Sovereignty of the Falkland Islands
Sovereignty over the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas in Spanish) is disputed between Argentina and the United Kingdom.The British claim to sovereignty dates from 1690, and the United Kingdom has exer...
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Operation Paraquet
Operation Paraquet was the code name for the British military operation to recapture the island of South Georgia from Argentine military control in April 1982 at the start of the Falklands War. The of...
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British logistics in the Falklands War
The British military campaign to re-take the Falkland Islands during 1982 depended on complex logistical arrangements. According to Admiral Sandy Woodward, who commanded the British Royal Navy aircraf...
British logistics in the Falklands War - Wikipedia
Falklands War
The Falklands War (Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas), also known as the Falklands Conflict, Falklands Crisis, and the Guerra del Atlántico Sur (Spanish for "South Atlantic War"), was a ten-week war...
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Gavin Hamilton (British Army officer)
Captain Gavin John Hamilton MC (died 10 June 1982) was the Officer Commanding (OC) 19 (Mountain) Troop, D Squadron, 22 Special Air Service (SAS) during the Falklands War in 1982. He was killed whilst ...
Beagle conflict
The Beagle conflict was a border dispute between Chile and Argentina over the possession of Picton, Lennox and Nueva islands and the scope of the maritime jurisdiction associated with those islands th...
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HMS Endurance (1967)
HMS Endurance was a Royal Navy ice patrol vessel that served from 1967 to 1991. She came to public notice when she was involved in the Falklands War of 1982.
Formerly a Danish vessel, the Anita Da...
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Brian Young (Royal Navy officer)
Captain Brian Gilmore Young, DSO (25 September 1930 – 24 December 2009) was a British Royal Navy officer, naval aviator and Falklands War veteran.
He joined the Royal Navy in 1944 as a cade...
Southern Thule
Southern Thule is a collection of the three southernmost islands in the South Sandwich Islands: Bellingshausen, Cook, and Thule (Morrell). The Southern Thule territory is claimed by Argentina and the...
Corbeta Uruguay base
Corbeta Uruguay base was an Argentine military outpost established in November 1976 on Thule Island, Southern Thule, in the South Sandwich Islands. The base was established by order of the military di...
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Leith Harbour
Leith Harbour (54°08′28″S 36°41′17″W / 54.141°S 36.688°W / -54.141; -36.688), also known as Port Leith, was a whaling station on the northeast coast of South Georgia, establish...
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1982 invasion of the Falkland Islands
On 2 April 1982, Argentine forces launched the invasion of the Falkland Islands (Spanish: Islas Malvinas), beginning the Falklands War.The Argentines mounted amphibious landings, with the invasion...
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Battle of Grytviken
The invasion of South Georgia (Spanish: Operación Georgias), also known as the Battle of Grytviken, took place on 3 April 1982, when Argentine naval forces seized control of the east coast of South Ge...
Battle of Grytviken - Wikipedia
History of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
The history of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is relatively recent. When European explorers found the islands, they were uninhabited, and their hostile climate, mountainous terrain, and ...
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