Argentine soldier, Falklands war 1982

Argentine soldier, Falklands war 1982 - pin by Paolo Marzioli

Falkland Islands

Rockhopper Showering : Rockhopper Penguins taking a freshwater shower in the Falkland Islands. The penguins use the waterfall to wash off the sea salt and dirt from the nesting colony.

HMS Hermes Leaves For The Falklands War - RAF and Fleet Air Arm deployed a total of ten Harriers and twenty-eight Sea Harriers on HMS Invincible and the older carrier HMS Hermes to the South Atlantic; they flew 1,561 sorties, and ten were lost, mostly to anti-aircraft missiles.  The RAF planes were used for ground attack; the Fleet Air Arm for air defence. Between them, they shot down twenty Argentinean Mirage and Dagger jets.

The carrier deck of HMS Hermes crowded with Royal Navy Sea Harriers in 1982

Argentine soldiers surrendering. Falklands War, 1982.

Argentine soldiers surrending Falklands War, Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Falkland Island.

Saunders Island (Spanish: Isla Trinidad) is the fourth largest of the Falkland Islands, lying north west of West Falkland. The island is run as a sheep farm.

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