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  • Falklands
    Friday Apr 23, 1982

    Falklands War

    A Submarine alert was sounded and operations were halted

    Falklands
    Friday Apr 23, 1982

    On 23 April, a submarine alert was sounded and operations were halted, with Tidespring being withdrawn to deeper water to avoid interception.




  • Falklands
    Saturday Apr 24, 1982

    Falklands War

    The British forces regrouped and headed in to attack

    Falklands
    Saturday Apr 24, 1982

    On 24 April, the British forces regrouped and headed in to attack.




  • Falklands
    Saturday May 1, 1982

    Falklands War

    Black Buck 1

    Falklands
    Saturday May 1, 1982

    On 1 May, British operations on the Falklands opened with the "Black Buck 1" attack (of a series of five) on the airfield at Stanley.




  • Falklands
    Friday May 14, 1982

    Falklands War

    The SAS carried out a raid on Pebble Island on the Falklands

    Falklands
    Friday May 14, 1982

    On 14 May the SAS carried out a raid on Pebble Island on the Falklands, where the Argentine Navy had taken over a grass airstrip for FMA IA 58 Pucará light ground-attack aircraft and Beechcraft T-34 Mentors, which resulted in the destruction of several aircraft.




  • Falklands
    Friday May 21, 1982

    Falklands War

    Operation Sutton

    Falklands
    Friday May 21, 1982

    During the night of 21 May, the British Amphibious Task Group under the command of Commodore Michael Clapp (Commodore, Amphibious Warfare – COMAW) mounted Operation Sutton, the amphibious landing on beaches around San Carlos Water, on the northwestern coast of East Falkland facing onto Falkland Sound.




  • Falklands
    Monday May 31, 1982

    Falklands War

    The Mountain and Arctic Warfare Cadre defeated Argentine Special Forces at the skirmish at Top Malo House

    Falklands
    Monday May 31, 1982

    On 31 May, the M&AWC (The Mountain and Arctic Warfare Cadre) defeated Argentine Special Forces at the skirmish at Top Malo House.




  • Falklands
    Tuesday Jun 1, 1982

    Falklands War

    The Arrival of a further 5,000 British troops of the 5th Infantry Brigade

    Falklands
    Tuesday Jun 1, 1982

    By 1 June, with the arrival of a further 5,000 British troops of the 5th Infantry Brigade, the new British divisional commander, Major General Jeremy Moore RM, had sufficient force to start planning an offensive against Stanley.


  • Falklands
    Wednesday Jun 2, 1982

    Falklands War

    Plans were drawn up for half the Welsh Guards to march light on the night of 2 June

    Falklands
    Wednesday Jun 2, 1982

    Plans were drawn up for half the Welsh Guards to march light on the night of 2 June, whilst the Scots Guards and the second half of the Welsh Guards were to be ferried from San Carlos Water in the Landing Ship Logistics (LSL) Sir Tristram and the landing platform dock (LPD) Intrepid on the night of 5 June.


  • Falklands
    Friday Jun 11, 1982

    Falklands War

    British forces launched a brigade-sized night attack against the heavily defended ring of high ground surrounding Stanley

    Falklands
    Friday Jun 11, 1982

    On the night of 11 June, after several days of painstaking reconnaissance and logistic build-up, British forces launched a brigade-sized night attack against the heavily defended ring of high ground surrounding Stanley. Units of 3 Commando Brigade, supported by naval gunfire from several Royal Navy ships, simultaneously attacked in the Battle of Mount Harriet, Battle of Two Sisters, and Battle of Mount Longdon.


  • Falklands
    Monday Jun 14, 1982

    Falklands War

    A Ceasefire was declared

    Falklands
    Monday Jun 14, 1982

    A ceasefire was declared on 14 June and the commander of the Argentine garrison in Stanley, Brigade General Mario Menéndez, surrendered to Major General Jeremy Moore the same day.


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