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  1. My Falklands Story Part 17B: White Flags over Stanley

    Quote Originally Posted by Simon Bolivar View Post
    Turns out this part was so long I have split it into two.
    The Red Crosses were painted out & the funnel painted yellow. We were removed from the Red Cross Ship in Geneva & became a troop carrier. We were to carry the 16th Field Ambulance & the Duke of Edinburgh’s Gurkha Reg home. We only had three patients left, given just a little longer to recover form their recent op’s before they were to be transferred to the airport & flown home.
    One Patient we had was a 17yo RAF
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  2. My Falklands Story Part 17A: White Flags over Stanley

    Quote Originally Posted by Simon Bolivar View Post
    Turns out this part was so long I have split it into two.
    Part 17a: White Flags over Stanley.
    14th June: As dawn broke Argentine troops were seen fleeing from the hills back down to Port Stanley, by mid morning white flags were seen flying in the town. At 2100 FI time General Menendez surrendered to Major General Jeremy Moore & at 2215GMT Margret Thatcher announced the formal surrender. 9800 Argentines had laid down their weapons.
    15th June: Senior British officers flew to
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