MercoPress, en Español

Montevideo, November 21st 2018 - 12:00 UTC

Tag: Vice-Admiral Graf Von Spee

  • Friday, December 8th 2017 - 14:47 UTC

    Battle Day marked in the Falkland Islands 103 years on

    “Falkland Islanders remember those who lost their lives in the famous Battle of the Falkland Islands over a century ago”.

    Residents of the Falkland Islands annually mark one of the early major naval battles of the First World War, which took place off the coast of the Islands. This year the event was commemorated with a traditional parade, made up of Members of the Falkland Islands Defence Force.

  • Tuesday, April 8th 2014 - 22:20 UTC

    Memorial unveiling to commemorate the Battle of the River Plate

    HMS Ajax one of the three Royal Navy vessels involved in the battle

    Survivors of the first major naval battle of the Second World War will gather at Britain's National Memorial Arboretum to unveil a memorial commemorating the event. The Battle of the River Plate took place 75 years ago (December 1939), and less than a dozen veterans are still alive from this, the only episode of the war to take place in South America.

  • Sunday, December 29th 2013 - 08:40 UTC

    Falklands historic events commemorated by Atlantic Patrol HMS Richmond

    Members of HMS Richmond during the parade

    As part of her Atlantic Patrol Task (South) deployment, HMS Richmond has visited San Carlos Water, the scene of the amphibious landings during the Falklands War of 1982. The site is also the final resting place of HMS Antelope which was tragically lost on 23 May 1982.