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Commandos from 40 Commando Anti-Tank Troop march towards Port Stanley in amongst a column of from 45 Commando (the unit to which they were attached). Royal Marine Peter Robinson, carrying the Union Flag attached to the aerial of the radio he is carrying, brings up the rear. The flag was owned by Marine John ‘Snowy’ Snowden who was unable to attach the flag to his backpack so he passed it to Robinson.
Mad how much the Falklands look like the Hebrides.
This is one of the iconic photos of the Falkland conflict . I still remember this as a young child, I don’t think I comprehended the gravity of the situation at the time .
Apparently they are all taking care to walk in the next man’s footsteps in case of the path being mined.
I believe that it was taken from a news film clip