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Falklands' Battle Day, 8 December 1914, Act of Remembrance

Tuesday, December 8th 2015 - 01:13 UTC
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The Falkland Islands will commemorate this Tuesday 8th December, the naval engagements of 8th December 1914, one of the Royal Navy's greatest victories during the First World War, which resulted in the sinking of a German imperial squadron that threatened to capture the Islands. Read full article


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  • Marcos Alejandro

    Nice picture of the English colonial governor.

    Dec 08th, 2015 - 04:33 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    Marquitos Alejandrito

    Still living in the past?


    Dec 08th, 2015 - 06:17 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    Better than an Argentinean colonial governor......

    Thankfully the last one, Menéndez, died this year.

    Dec 08th, 2015 - 07:12 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Better than a Fascist Dictator

    Dec 08th, 2015 - 07:41 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    Brazil entered at the end of the war. ON THE WRONG SIDE!

    Dec 08th, 2015 - 02:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • redp0ll

    Anyone noticed how brass hole has changed his political stance? Suggesting a military coup in Brazil and now coming out on the side of the Nazis And Fascists in his post above. He's is of course totally morally bankrupt.

    Dec 08th, 2015 - 02:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @6. How would something brainless have morals?

    Dec 08th, 2015 - 03:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    @1 Yes

    And the people born there want him to be there.

    Nice to be wanted, isn't it?

    Dec 08th, 2015 - 07:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    In 2013 it was announced that Roberts had been appointed Governor of the Falkland Islands and Commissioner for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, to take up office in April 2014.[2] Alicia Castro, Argentina's ambassador to the United Kingdom, criticised Roberts's appointment as a “provocation” and said he was ”not the person to encourage dialogue between nations

    At least he wont be a pushover.

    Dec 08th, 2015 - 08:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • MK8 Torpedo

    So Brasshole wishes that Brazil joined the war “at the end” on the loosing side.
    Makes perfect sense!

    Dec 09th, 2015 - 09:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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