Port Stanley (Falkland Islands)

Type: City
Name: Port Stanley (Falkland Islands)
Country: Falkland Islands
Latitude: -51.700001
Longitude: -57.82
population: 2,213
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

World War One centenary: Far-flung heroes of the first truly global war

An interactive map produced by the National Archives highlights the key role played by countries across the globe in the First World War They were thousands of miles away from the horrors of the Western Front.But islands and territories such as Jamaica, ... [Published Telegraph - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 1 reports

Admiral Sir Hugo White

was an officer who repelled Exocet attacks in the Falklands and later became Governor of Gibraltar Admiral Sir Hugo White, who has died aged 74, overcame repeated attacks by Exocet missiles during the Falklands War and rose to be Governor of Gibralta ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 10 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Ship to Shore Logistics News

Some ship to shore logistics news from the Falkland Islands; On 27 March 2014, following a long sea journey from North America, the new oil industry floating dock arrived safely in Port Stanley. Named the ‘Noble Frontier’  this dock will provide a key ... [Published Think Defence - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Feb 25 2014 - Updated Feb 25 2014 - 1 reports

Captain John Huckle

was a naval officer who served in the Arctic convoys and later endured three years in the Antarctic Captain John Huckle, who has died aged 89, was thrice decorated for his wartime service, being awarded a DSC and Bar as well as an Arctic Star; post-war ... [Published Telegraph - Feb 25 2014]

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"You can now explore lesser known stories from countries involved alongside famous events to understand the full impact and global scale of the First World War." Its location, and the deep natural harbour at Port Victoria, made it an ideal place for the refuelling for Royal Navy...
White sent a surrendered sword to his Admiral, John "Sandy Woodward, who returned it with the message: "My gratitude to the Fighting Fourth in this vicious six weeks fighting is boundless, and their press-on spirit has not gone unnoticed, I am only sad at the cost in men and ships, and I am proud of you all.""

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The Story of FRES – The Eighties [Published Think Defence - Jun 07 2014]
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The Story of FRES – The Eighties [Published Think Defence - Jun 07 2014]
By the end of the seventies, CVR(T) was well established in service, the FV430 likewise. A Trip Down South CVR(T)’s exceptional mobility and ease of deployment meant they were to find a role in the Falklands Conflict in 1982. 3 and 4 Troop, B Squadron, ...
Ship to Shore Logistics News [Published Think Defence - Mar 31 2014]
Some ship to shore logistics news from the Falkland Islands; On 27 March 2014, following a long sea journey from North America, the new oil industry floating dock arrived safely in Port Stanley. Named the ‘Noble Frontier’  this dock will provide a key ...
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