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Montevideo, February 7th 2023 - 18:57 UTC

Tag: ARA General Belgrano

  • Tuesday, May 3rd 2022 - 13:12 UTC

    Argentine Ministry posted an image of a British vessel on ARA General Belgrano's sinking memorial in Falklands War

    The Education Ministry's account deleted the post (on this image) and published a new one, besides apologizing for the original publication

    Last Monday was the 40th anniversary of the sinking of the ship ARA General Belgrano, one of the flagships of the Argentine Navy after being hit by torpedoes from the British submarine Conqueror during the Falklands War. As part of the tributes for the more than 300 Argentine sailors who died in that attack, the Argentine Ministry of Education wanted to honor the anniversary on social media. However, it ended in an embarrassment.

  • Saturday, April 16th 2022 - 07:33 UTC

    Moskva, the first major surface combatant vessel sunk since the Falklands' war

    Moskva, the flagship of the Black Sea Russian fleet sinking

    When the Russian missile cruiser Moskva sank on Thursday, allegedly hit by two anti/ship missiles (Ukrainian version), it was the largest warship lost at sea since World War II, and the first major surface combatant ship sunk since the Falklands War in 1982. Moskva was the flagship of the Russian navy in the Black Sea and was involved in the attack and capture of Ukrainian ports.