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HMS GLAMORGAN MEMORIAL FALKLAND ISLANDS
HMS GLAMORGAN MEMORIAL FALKLAND ISLANDS
Published On: 20th June 2012
HMS GLAMORGAN, a County Class guided missile destroyer, was based in Portsmouth for all of its service.  On 2nd April 1982, the day Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands, GLAMORGAN and a number of other ships were diverted south from Gibraltar and were amongst the first to reach the Islands.  The ship was active throughout the campaign frequently providing naval Continue Reading
10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIX ROYAL MILITARY POLICEMEN MURDERED IN IRAQ
10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIX ROYAL MILITARY POLICEMEN MURDERED IN IRAQ
Published On: 20th June 2013
It was the largest single loss of life under enemy fire since the Falklands war - six British soldiers murdered in a tumbledown police station in the heat of southern Iraq.   Below the snow-dusted peaks of the Aran mountains lies a memorial to fallen soldiers. It is a simple affair, six stones neatly arranged on a scrap of Continue Reading

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