Battles List Of Falklands War Battles

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List of every major Falklands War battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Falklands War battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Falklands War, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Falklands War list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these Falklands War battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

List ranges from Battle of Mount Harriet to Battle of Mount Tumbledown and more.
1982 British Army Gazelle frie... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List Of Falklands War Battles
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1982 British Army Gazelle friendly fire incident

On 6 June 1982, during the Falklands War, the British Royal Navy Type 42 destroyer HMS Cardiff engaged and destroyed a British Army Gazelle helicopter, serial number XX377, in a friendly fire incident, killing all four occupants. Cardiff, on the lookout for aircraft flying supplies to the Argentine forces occupying the Falkland Islands, had misidentified the helicopter as an enemy C-130 Hercules. Although the helicopter's loss was initially blamed on enemy action, a subsequent inquiry found Cardiff '​s missiles to be the cause. On the night of 5 June, HMS Cardiff was stationed to the east of the islands to provide gunfire support to the land forces and intercept enemy aircraft. At around ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Pleasant Peak, Falkland Islands

Part of: Falklands War

1982 invasion of the Falkland ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List Of Falklands War Battles
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On 2 April 1982, Argentine forces launched the invasion of the Falkland Islands, beginning the Falklands War. The Argentines mounted amphibious landings, with the invasion ending with the battle and final surrender of Government House. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Stanley, Falkland Islands

Part of: Falklands War

Combatants: Argentina, United Kingdom

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Battle of Goose Green is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List Of Falklands War Battles
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The Battle of Goose Green was an engagement between British and Argentine forces during the Falklands War. Goose Green and its neighbouring settlement Darwin on East Falkland lie on Choiseul Sound on the east side of the island's central isthmus. They are about 13 miles south of the site where the major British amphibious landings took place in San Carlos Water on the night of 21/22 May 1982. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Goose Green, Falkland Islands

Part of: Falklands War

Combatants: Argentina, United Kingdom

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Battle of Mount Harriet is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List Of Falklands War Battles
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The Battle of Mount Harriet was an engagement of the Falklands War, which took place on the night of 11/12 June 1982 between British and Argentine forces. It was one of three battles in a brigade-size operation on the same night. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories, Falkland Islands

Part of: Falklands War

Combatants: Argentina, United Kingdom

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