Falklands Hero – Ian McKay – The last VC of the 20th Century

At the height of the bitter battle for Mount Longdon during the Falklands War , 3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment’s assault has stalled in the face of … [Read more...]





Fortress Falklands

Since the war of 1982, the 3,000 people who live in the remote Falkland Islands have replaced traditional colonial rule with their own autonomous … [Read more...]





Vulcan XJ823 – Falklands conflict veteran in Cumbria ?

During 1982 a small collection of islands, thousands of miles from the UK, were catapulted into the headlines. The Falkland Islands, a disputed bit … [Read more...]





The Yompers – With 45 Commando in the Falklands War

‘Yomping’ was revealed by the journalist Charles Laurence in 1982 as the word which the Royal Marines used to describe carrying heavy loads long … [Read more...]