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...
Battle of Two Sisters
The Battle of Two Sisters was an engagement of the Falklands War during the British advance towards the capital, Port Stanley; it took place from 11 to 12 June 1982.
The British force, commanded b...
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 ...
Battle of Mount Harriet
The Battle of Mount Harriet was an engagement of the Falklands War, which took place on the night of 11/12 June 1982 between British and Argentine forces. It was one of three battles in a brigade-size...
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RFA Olmeda (A124)
RFA Olmeda (A124) was an Ol-class "fast fleet tanker" of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. The second of her class, Olmeda came into service in late 1965 as Oleander. As with its sister ships, Olmeda's early...
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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...
South Jason Island
South Jason is one of the Jason Islands in the north west Falkland Islands. In Spanish it is considered one of"Islas las Llaves" (eastern, Seal Rocks and North Fur Island). Such a distinction doesn't ...
Battle of Goose Green
The Battle of Goose Green (28–29 May 1982) was an engagement between British and Argentine forces during the Falklands War. Goose Green and its neighbouring settlement Darwin on East Falkland lie on C...
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Mullet Creek
58°03′54″W / 51.749°S 58.065°W / -51.749; -58.065Mullet Creek is a small river in East Falkland. It is not a major watercourse, but is best known for its part in the Falklands...
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Sapper Hill
Sapper Hill (453 ft) is on East Falkland, Falkland Islands. It is just to the south of Stanley, and is heavily mined from the Falklands War. It is named after a troop of sappers who were based at...
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Battle of Wireless Ridge
The Battle of Wireless Ridge was an engagement of the Falklands War which took place on the night from 13 June to 14 June 1982, between British and Argentine forces during the advance towards the Arge...
Battle of San Carlos (1982)
The Battle of San Carlos was a major battle between aircraft and ships that lasted from 21 to 25 May 1982 during the British landings on the shores of San Carlos Water (which became known as "Bomb All...
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Mount Kent Skirmish
The Assault on Mount Kent was an engagement during the Falklands War between British and Argentine forces.In late May, forward Special Air Service patrols from G Squadron had established that a number...
Milton Hall
Milton Hall, near Peterborough, is the largest private house in Cambridgeshire, England. As part of the Soke of Peterborough, it was formerly part of Northamptonshire. It dates from 1594, being the hi...
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Battle of Mount Longdon
The Battle of Mount Longdon was an engagement of the Falklands War between British and Argentine forces, which took place on 11–12 June 1982, resulting in the British victory and their occupation of a...
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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 ...
Bluff Cove Air Attacks
The Bluff Cove Air Attacks occurred 8 June 1982, during the Falklands War. British troop transport ships were bombed by the Argentine Air Force (FAA) whilst unloading, with significant damage and casu...
Raid on Pebble Island
The Raid on Pebble Island took place on 14–15 May 1982 during the Falklands War. Pebble Island is one of the smaller Falkland Islands, lying north of West Falkland.
Immediately after the Argentini...
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Shag Cove
59°34′08″W / 51.596°S 59.569°W / -51.596; -59.569Shag Cove is a bay in the east of West Falkland, between Mount Maria and Mount Moody on Falkland SoundDuring the Falklands War...
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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Blue Beach Military Cemetery at San Carlos
Blue Beach Military Cemetery at San Carlos is a British war cemetery in the Falkland Islands holding the remains of 14 of the 255 British casualties killed during the Falklands War in 1982. It is situ...
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Battle of Mount Tumbledown
The Battle of Mount Tumbledown was an engagement in the Falklands War, one of a series of battles that took place during the British advance towards Stanley.
On the night of 13 June – 14 Jun...
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Skirmish at Many Branch Point
On 10 June 1982, during the Falklands War, Many Branch Point, a ridge near Port Howard, in West Falkland, was the site of a minor skirmish between Argentine and British forces. The engagement ended wi...
Skirmish at Top Malo House
The Skirmish at Top Malo House was fought on 31 May 1982 during the Falklands War, between 1st section Argentine Special Forces from 602 Commando Company and a patrol formed from staff and students of...
Hestesletten
Hestesletten (54°18′S 36°31′W / 54.300°S 36.517°W / -54.300; -36.517 36°31′W / 54.300°S 36.517°W / -54.300; -36.517) is a glacial plain between the Hamb...
Operation Sutton
During the 1982 Falklands War, Operation Sutton was the code name for the British landings on the shores of San Carlos Water, at Ajax Bay and Port San Carlos, near the San Carlos on East Falkland.
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...