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“Tommy” soldier silhouettes to commemorate Remembrance and Falklands' war 40th anniversary

Thursday, November 4th 2021 - 09:43 UTC
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More than 100 'Tommy' soldier silhouette figures have been installed at Victory Green in the Falkland Islands' capital Port Stanley as part of the Remembrance Observance Day and the 40th anniversary of the South Atlantic conflict next year. Read full article

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  • Zaczac121

    A nice, respectful memorial for those who were lost in a war that should never have happened.

    Nov 04th, 2021 - 09:16 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Islander1

    Geographical Error!! They are NOT on Victory Green - they are around the Memorial to all those who lost their lives in the 2 World Wars! With a few just outside the Cathedral on the green there as you walk up to it. Ready for remembrance Sunday 14th. November.

    Nov 04th, 2021 - 12:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Roger Lorton

    1982, when Argentina chose trial by combat ..... and lost.

    https://falklandstimeline.files.wordpress.com/2020/09/1982-74-days.pdf

    Nov 04th, 2021 - 11:35 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • FitzRoy

    Geographical error #2!! They aren't in Port Stanley either! Just Stanley, now.

    Nov 05th, 2021 - 09:13 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    Argentina is an example of courage. Fight a war knowing you would lose. Fight a war against USA and UK together. Fabulous.

    Nov 05th, 2021 - 01:25 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • darragh

    Oh look, Bras still talking bollocks after all these years!!!

    Nov 05th, 2021 - 01:36 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Brasileiro

    Our lives are the last stronghold of civility. The dramatization of lives lost in the Falklands War goes back to barbarism. To racism.

    They write about dead women. They forget that many Argentine women have seen their own children dead. Want greater pain?

    Nov 05th, 2021 - 01:56 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Roger Lorton

    Hardly an example of courage, Brass, as Galtieri was convinced that the USA would side politically with Argentina, and that the UK would not, therefore, react.

    The 1982 junta completely misread the situation. That's not courage, that's stupidity.

    Nov 05th, 2021 - 10:49 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Pugol-H

    Brasshole
    Did anyone ask those who were going to be doing the dying, fighting a war they couldn’t win, whether it was worth it.

    For some wind swept Islands far away in the S. Atlantic, that are not even part of Argentina and never have been.

    You talk the talk big time, I somehow doubt you could walk the walk.

    Put another way, you go fight a pointless war and see how ‘courageous’ it is to die in it.

    Nov 08th, 2021 - 04:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    Pighole-H

    They call me a killer... of conversations. kkk

    Nov 10th, 2021 - 12:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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