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Database contains 260 records - 19 May, 2024

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On the 5th April 1982, a large British task force set out on a 7500 mile journey to liberate a group of tiny windswept islands in the South Atlantic. On 1st May began the biggest naval action to take place since the Second World War - nearly 900 men from both sides lost their lives, 260 of them serving with British Forces or Islanders.

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There is a memorial to all Royal Marines and those that served with them in the Falklands campaign. It is situated at the entrance to the Royal Marines Museum at Southsea overlooking the Solent. There is also a memorial to those who died while serving on HMS Coventry

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