THE FALKLANDS CONFLICT, APRIL - JUNE 1982

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  • FKD 344
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  • object name: Official photograph
  • object name: Aerial photograph (oblique)
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HMS ANTRIM at South Georgia on 28 April 1982. HMS ANTRIM served as the flagship of Operation Paraquat (the retaking of South Georgia). Major General Jeremy Moore and his staff joined HMS ANTRIM at South Georgia and proceeded to the Falkland Islands ahead of 5 Infantry Brigade in the P & O liner CANBERRA. A Westland Sea King HAS.2 flies nearby.

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HMS ANTRIM, flagship of Operation 'Paraquat', the mission to recapture South Georgia during the Falklands War, 28 April 1982.

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