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Falklands Atlantic patrol honors shipmates of vessels sank during 1982 conflict

Friday, June 13th 2014 - 07:21 UTC
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A small party from Atlantic patrol tasking (South) HMS Portland have made a pilgrimage to First Mountain as part of a week of commemorations in the Falkland Islands to those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the 1982 conflict. Read full article

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  • Conqueror

    Simple, respectful, understated. The British way!

    “At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we WILL remember them.”

    Jun 13th, 2014 - 09:40 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • José Malvinero

    Comment removed by the editor.

    Jun 13th, 2014 - 10:40 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Agreed,
    we will never forget.

    Jun 13th, 2014 - 10:41 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Islander1

    Jose you really are a thick little bit of dog excrement. I suppose your ancestors never used the rack to torture and slowly pull human beings to pieces?

    You Argentines can never get it can you? You lot celebrate invasions - Britain and the Falklands COMMEMORATE and REMEMBER the fallen - and of BOTH sides - yes tomorrow 14th June we will be remembering the young Argentines who lost their lives here, as well as the British and Islanders.

    Jun 13th, 2014 - 10:57 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Benson

    @2 Nice up to date relevant picture from the 19th centurary.

    Jun 13th, 2014 - 11:15 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • HansNiesund

    @2

    Congratulations on getting the British Empire in as early as post @2, it usually takes a good few more than that.

    However, I still don't quite follow how come the Falkland Islanders are apparently supposed to be making amends to Argentina for the crimes, real or alleged, of the British Empire. Care to explain that logic?

    Jun 13th, 2014 - 11:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    @2 José Mal-de-mer,
    Those Sepoys(& they are/were real Sepoys, not the ridiculous tittles that you Argentines bandy about)mostly deserved all that they got.
    They butchered British & lndian women & children(including babies) & in one notorious case threw the still alive victims down a well.
    The room that they were murdered in had blood halfway up the walls.
    They deserved everything they got.
    What a quick death, blown from a cannon, compared to the deaths that they handed out.
    lt shows you up for a complete uninformed idiot, that you really are José.

    Jun 13th, 2014 - 12:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    The cannon was used because the helicopter was not invented yet.

    Your country took it up a notch when you threw people out of them.

    Look at the dates, 1857, your lot did it in the civilized 1970/80's,

    Just as an adjunct ”El 25 de septiembre millares de soldados de los regimientos Highlanders bajo el mando del General Sir Henry Havelock acudió a la ayuda de los británicos en Lucknow. En octubre, otra unidad de Highlanders bajo el comando de Sir Colin Campbell logró romper el cerco de los cipayos y evacuó a las tropas leales llevándolos a Kanpur, ciudad ya capturada por los británicos.

    You met their descendants on Mt. Tumbledown.
    If required they will do a re-run of this if you are stupid enough to try it again.

    Jun 13th, 2014 - 02:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    @8 Clyde15,
    At the lifting of the seige of Lucknow General Havelock's men marched through the Delhi Gate(?)singing, “The Campbell's are coming, Hurrah, hurrah”
    Might have that a bit wrong, but l'm sure l read it somewhere.

    Jun 13th, 2014 - 09:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • CJvR

    @2

    Don't forget Argentina's contribution to human civilization - the half way flight ticket.

    Jun 13th, 2014 - 09:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    @ 2 José Malvinero

    Maybe you'll enjoy this!

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conquest_of_the_Desert

    Jun 14th, 2014 - 05:35 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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