Category Archives: Portsmouth and Gosport

OTD: Argentina Invades The Falkland Islands

On this day: 2 April 1982, Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands and South Georgia. In response to the invasion the British government dispatched a naval task force to engage the Argentine Navy and Air Force before making an amphibious assault on the islands. The conflict lasted … Continue reading

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And then I was in Southampton

Continuing with my retrospect of events that happened 5 years ago. By the end of March 2013 I was ready to leave London, although disaster was about to overtake me on the day before I left. The first disaster was … Continue reading

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