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Falkland Collection

"Falkland: A Tapestry of History, Nature, and Valor" Step into the rich tapestry Islands' history with the Falkland Islands Royal Engineer briefing map from 1982

Background imageFalkland Collection: Falkland Islands Royal Engineer briefing map, 1982

Falkland Islands Royal Engineer briefing map, 1982 (c); with typescript annotations relating to the condition and passibility of airfields, roads and tracks by tracked and wheeled vehicles

Background imageFalkland Collection: Falklands War - 1982

Falklands War - 1982
Directorate of Overseas Surveys map of the Falklands Islands, 1983 (c). One of four maps of the Falkland Islands, 1982 (c)-1984 (c)

Background imageFalkland Collection: HMS Minerva at Stanley harbour

HMS Minerva at Stanley harbour
HMS Minerva (F45), a Leander-class Frigate of the Royal Navy, at Stanley harbour in 1984, at anchor for crew R&R in the Falkland Islands. Date: 1984

Background imageFalkland Collection: The Last Man, Hans Bohrdt - Propaganda - German navy officer

The Last Man, Hans Bohrdt - Propaganda - German navy officer
In 1915 Hans Bohrdt created his most famous illustration which is called " The Last Man". The image shows a German navy officer holding up a German flag as his ship sinks because he would

Background imageFalkland Collection: Falkland Palace built between 1501 and 1531 on an earlier foundation

Falkland Palace built between 1501 and 1531 on an earlier foundation, where Mary Queen of Scots lived for a time, Falkland, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFalkland Collection: Card commemorating Graf Spee destruction, WW2

Card commemorating Graf Spee destruction, WW2
Card commemorating the destruction of the German cruiser, Admiral Graf Spee, on 13 December 1939 by HMS Exeter, Ajax and Achilles following the Battle of the River Plate. Date: 1939

Background imageFalkland Collection: Rockhopper Penguins, (Eudyptes chrysocome), jumping, Saunders Island, Falkland Islands

Rockhopper Penguins, (Eudyptes chrysocome), jumping, Saunders Island, Falkland Islands

Background imageFalkland Collection: Rockhopper penguins - surfing in to shore, New Island, Falkland Islands, South Atlantic

Rockhopper penguins - surfing in to shore, New Island, Falkland Islands, South Atlantic
JPF-13010 Rockhopper penguins - surfing in to shore New Island, Falkland Islands, South Atlantic, Islands in the southern oceans Eudyptes chrysocome Jean-Paul Ferrero Please note that prints are for

Background imageFalkland Collection: Macaroni penguins (Eudyptes chrysolophus), East Falkland, Falkland Islands

Macaroni penguins (Eudyptes chrysolophus), East Falkland, Falkland Islands, South Atlantic, South America

Background imageFalkland Collection: Falkland Isles Battle

Falkland Isles Battle
BATTLE OF THE FALKLAND ISLANDS The light cruiser Kent sinks the German cruiser Nurnberg

Background imageFalkland Collection: Sinking of Scharnhorst

Sinking of Scharnhorst
During the Battle of the Falkland Islands, German ships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau are both sunk

Background imageFalkland Collection: World War I 1914-1918. Battle of the Falkland Islands, South Atlantic. Decisive British

World War I 1914-1918. Battle of the Falkland Islands, South Atlantic. Decisive British naval victory over German Navy, 8 December 1914

Background imageFalkland Collection: King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) standing in a group, Falkland Islands

King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) standing in a group, Falkland Islands, Volunteer Point

Background imageFalkland Collection: Falkland Island, Stanley (aka Port Stanley). Port area of Stanley

Falkland Island, Stanley (aka Port Stanley). Port area of Stanley

Background imageFalkland Collection: Poppy wreaths laid on the 1982 War Memorial to the dead of HMS Sheffield on Sealion Island in

Poppy wreaths laid on the 1982 War Memorial to the dead of HMS Sheffield on Sealion Island in the Falkland Islands, South America

Background imageFalkland Collection: Black-browed Albatross (Diomedea melanophoris) adult pair, courtship preening, close-up of heads

Black-browed Albatross (Diomedea melanophoris) adult pair, courtship preening, close-up of heads, Falkland Islands

Background imageFalkland Collection: Antarctic Skua - In flight Catharacta antarctica New Island Falklands BI008518

Antarctic Skua - In flight Catharacta antarctica New Island Falklands BI008518
COS-2252 Antarctic Skua - in flight New Island, Falklands Catharacta antarctica Bill Coster Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageFalkland Collection: Aerial view of the waterfront, Stanley, East Falkland, Falkland Islands

Aerial view of the waterfront, Stanley, East Falkland, Falkland Islands, South Atlantic, South America

Background imageFalkland Collection: Colony of king penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus), Volunteer Point, East Falkland

Colony of king penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus), Volunteer Point, East Falkland, Falkland Islands, South Atlantic, South America

Background imageFalkland Collection: Sheep, Falkland Islands, South America

Sheep, Falkland Islands, South America

Background imageFalkland Collection: Falklands Shipwrecks on Falkland beach

Falklands Shipwrecks on Falkland beach

Background imageFalkland Collection: Two king penguins

Two king penguins
Joan Gil Raga

Background imageFalkland Collection: The expedition to Port Edgmont, Falkland Islands - MALASPINA, Alejandro (1754-1809)

The expedition to Port Edgmont, Falkland Islands - MALASPINA, Alejandro (1754-1809)
CUL4873759 The expedition to Port Edgmont, Falkland Islands - MALASPINA, Alejandro (1754-1809). Italian-Spanish navigator and explorer.; RAVENET, Juan (1766). Malaspina Expedition (1789-1794)

Background imageFalkland Collection: Yawning

Yawning
Cheng Chang

Background imageFalkland Collection: A noble King

A noble King
Cheng Chang

Background imageFalkland Collection: Harrier at RAF Stanley

Harrier at RAF Stanley
Paul Salisbury standing near British Aerospace Harrier GR.3 (Phase 6) L on the 1453 Flight pan, RAF Stanley in the latter half of 1984 in the Falkland Islands Date: 1984

Background imageFalkland Collection: Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua), Falkland Islands. South America, Falkland Islands

Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua), Falkland Islands. South America, Falkland Islands, January

Background imageFalkland Collection: The Falkland Islands -, 1914

The Falkland Islands -, 1914
3793883 The Falkland Islands -, 1914; (add.info.: The Falkland Islands - illustration of the second major naval engagement of World War I of the British Royal Navy and the German Navy, 1914)

Background imageFalkland Collection: McDonnell Douglas F-4J UK Phantom ZE353

McDonnell Douglas F-4J UK Phantom ZE353
Royal Air Force - McDonnell Douglas F-4J(UK) Phantom ZE353, of No.74 Squadron, at RAF Wattisham, Suffolk. (a.k.a. Phantom F.3)

Background imageFalkland Collection: Andy Newman and Coastel 2

Andy Newman and Coastel 2, which was located between RAF Stanley and Stanley in the Falkland Islands. Date: 1984

Background imageFalkland Collection: Sinking of the German battleship Scharnhorst, WW1

Sinking of the German battleship Scharnhorst, WW1
Sinking of the German battleship Scharnhorst, 8 December 1914, in the Battle of the Falklands, First World War. 1914

Background imageFalkland Collection: RAF Vulcan B Mk. 2 - RAF Waddington (Black Buck 1)

RAF Vulcan B Mk. 2 - RAF Waddington (Black Buck 1)
Royal Air Force Avro Vulcan B Mk.2 XM607 from the Waddington Bomb Wing at RAF Finningley. XM607 carried out the Black Buck 1 air-raid on Stanley Airport in the Falkland Islands on 30 April - 1 May

Background imageFalkland Collection: Black Buck bomb crater

Black Buck bomb crater
One of the Operation Black Buck1 1, 000 lber bomb craters, in the bondu surrounding Stanley Airport in the Falkland Islands. Date: 1984

Background imageFalkland Collection: Falkland Caracara or Johnny Rook (Phalcoboenus australis), protected and highly intelligent

Falkland Caracara or Johnny Rook (Phalcoboenus australis), protected and highly intelligent bird of prey. South America, Falkland Islands, Carcass Island

Background imageFalkland Collection: Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome chrysocome) on nest, subspecies western rockhopper penguin

Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome chrysocome) on nest, subspecies western rockhopper penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome). South America, Falkland Islands

Background imageFalkland Collection: Falkland flightless steamer duck (Tachyeres brachypterus), a flightless duck endemic

Falkland flightless steamer duck (Tachyeres brachypterus), a flightless duck endemic to the Falkland Islands. Male shows an orange, female a greenish beak. South America, Falkland Islands, January

Background imageFalkland Collection: Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus), at burrow with half grown chicks. South America

Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus), at burrow with half grown chicks. South America, Falkland Islands, January

Background imageFalkland Collection: Striated Caracara (Phalcoboenus australis) in flight, Sea Lion Island, Falkland Islands

Striated Caracara (Phalcoboenus australis) in flight, Sea Lion Island, Falkland Islands

Background imageFalkland Collection: Two-banded Plover (Charadrius falklandicus) pair, Sea Lion Island, Falkland Islands

Two-banded Plover (Charadrius falklandicus) pair, Sea Lion Island, Falkland Islands

Background imageFalkland Collection: Imperial shags (Leucocarbo atriceps), Sea Lion Island, Falkland Islands

Imperial shags (Leucocarbo atriceps), Sea Lion Island, Falkland Islands

Background imageFalkland Collection: Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura), Sea Lion Island, Falkland Islands

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura), Sea Lion Island, Falkland Islands

Background imageFalkland Collection: Mother and Baby

Mother and Baby
Shirley Chang

Background imageFalkland Collection: Falkland, Scotland

Falkland, Scotland

Background imageFalkland Collection: Falkland, Scotland, Victorian period

Falkland, Scotland, Victorian period

Background imageFalkland Collection: Great Tew Falkland Arms probably 1920s

Great Tew Falkland Arms probably 1920s

Background imageFalkland Collection: Cunard Line, QE2 - celebration album in slip case cover

Cunard Line, QE2 - celebration album in slip case cover
Cunard Line, Isle of Man Post Office QE2 Farewell Season Celebration. Limited edition 156 of 189 QE2 Farewell Season Celebration large 14.5 x 14 inches album in slip case cover

Background imageFalkland Collection: Aerospatiale SA. 330L Puma PA-12

Aerospatiale SA. 330L Puma PA-12
Prefectura Naval Argentina - Aerospatiale SA.330L Puma PA-12 (msn 1591), seen at Yeovil, after repatriation to the UK from the Falkland islands

Background imageFalkland Collection: Bell UH-1H AE-422

Bell UH-1H AE-422
Ejercito Argentino - Bell UH-1H AE-422 (msn 13844, ex 74-22520). This aircraft was captured by British forces in the Falkland Islands in June 1982 and is seen here at the Fleet Air Arm Museum



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"Falkland: A Tapestry of History, Nature, and Valor" Step into the rich tapestry Islands' history with the Falkland Islands Royal Engineer briefing map from 1982. This map serves as a gateway to understanding the tumultuous events that unfolded during the Falklands War in 1982. As you delve deeper into this captivating narrative, imagine HMS Minerva majestically anchored at Stanley harbour, bearing witness to both triumphs and tragedies. The Last Man by Hans Bohrdt reminds us of the propaganda machinery that played its part during those times - a German navy officer's perspective on an unforgettable conflict. But let us not forget that Falkland's heritage extends beyond war. Behold the grandeur Palace, standing proudly since its construction between 1501 and 1531 on an earlier foundation. It stands as a testament to resilience and endurance throughout centuries. Inscribed within history are also moments of remembrance like the card commemorating Graf Spee's destruction during World War II – a poignant reminder of sacrifices made for freedom. Venturing further into these enchanting islands reveals nature's wonders. Witness Rockhopper Penguins gracefully jumping across Saunders Island or surfing their way onto New Island's shores in perfect harmony with their surroundings. Macaroni Penguins add their vibrant presence to East Falkland, showcasing nature's diversity in all its glory. And amidst it all stands the majestic King Penguin, aptly named Aptenodytes patagonicus – an emblematic symbol representing unity among these remarkable creatures. While battles have been fought upon these lands and seas like in the historic Falkland Isles Battle or even witnessing Scharnhorst sinking beneath treacherous waves; there is solace found in knowing that life perseveres against all odds. Falkland embodies more than just geographical boundaries; it encapsulates tales etched deep within hearts and minds – stories woven together by bravery, resilience, and the awe-inspiring beauty of nature.