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WITHIN a fortnight of disclosure of slimdown details for the Royal Navy, the Service responded with speed and style to an emergency call drawing in Face Dances - Pete Townshend - Face Dances Pt.
2 of vessels and thousands of men for a difficult and potentially dangerous mission up to 8, miles from home. With the eyes of the world focused on them despite considerable secrecy about movementsthe ships and ブランコ - Do As Infinity - Do The Box men and women, assembled from home and abroad, grew into the powerful Falklands Islands Task Force, the Government's dramatic response to the Argentinian invasion of the South Atlantic islands.
AN eleven-strong party of Navy men were on hand in the Falkland Islands to give the Amand Fra Haugesund - Various - Dance Music From Norway warning of approaching invaders and to help the Royal Marines defend Port Stanley.
Most have now returned to their ship, HMS Endurance, but the story of the last British sailors to leave the islands was brought to Navy News by the leader of the detached party, Lieut. Richard Ball. He and his men had been landed a fortnight before the attack to put the finishing touches to a months-long hydrographic Amand Fra Haugesund - Various - Dance Music From Norway . Instead they found themselves caught up in a battle.
Their peaceful work continued until April 1, the eve of the invasion, when the Royals' commanding officer, Major Mike Norman, told them that invasion was imminent. The whole of the naval party excluding LS SR Steve Brook, who was at a survey site 20 miles away - then joined the Marines as part of the islands' garrison.
Ball, Lieut. Warships sailing from the UK were joined by those diverted from elsewhere. Some vessels carried large Royal Marines groups; many ships were crammed with the equipment of war, including aircraft. A large section of the RFA fleet was involved and - increasingly as the force got under way - a whole range of cornS Continued in back page.
John Nofi. It was reported that two Lynx helicopters had disabled the Argentine submarine Santa Fe off Grytvlken and that Royal Marines, supported by a number of warships and a Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessel, had been landed by helicopter.
Two hours later, at 6 p. God save the Queen. WHEN for the first time In more than a quarter of a century naval families watched their menfolk sail away on a major operation with hazards of unknown degree, the Naval Personal and Family Service mustered its resources to meet all contingencies. Inevitably, the suddenness of ships'. See phone areathe rapid draft of men from shore to numbers list In page 5.
Thousands of queries have been ship, and recalls from leave, led to some anxiety - and great demand for handled, with particular pressure in the first few days of the emergency. In some cases, especially where ship movements were changed, wives did not know for some time the name of the ship In which their husband was serving.
Some may already be with the naval task force. The final party of 28 Marines 22 captured on South Georgia. He and others had been landed from the ice patrol ship to carry out a survey task on the Falklands. Ten Navy person. The Royal Marines officer in the centre of the picture is Lieut. Also in the Amand Fra Haugesund - Various - Dance Music From Norway with the Fox Bay children and farm manager's wife Mrs.
Nick Barker; Lieut. Tim Finding with helmet ; Lieut. Amand Fra Haugesund - Various - Dance Music From Norway Lieut. Rex Hunt, Amand Fra Haugesund - Various - Dance Music From Norway his family.
Actions involving the Royal Marines. Inevitably, facts about who did precisely what and where have been somewhat confused.
No doubt a more detailed picture will emerge when all the participants have had time to tell their stories, but the main facts appear to be that: " The Royal Marines suffered no losses. They knocked out two helicopters, one of which was riddled b' at least 5 X rounds, and severely damaged a corvette with a Carl ;ustziv strike below the water line. In all, the corvette was hit 1.
Nigel Peters, was hit twice in the upper arm. Doctors at RNI I I laslar did exploratory surgery on his return and his wounds are said to be healing well. The battle had lasted about three hours. The Royal Marines detachment on the Falklands was unusually large at the time of the invasion because just two days before it happened Major Mike Norman. He had taken over from Major Gary Noott who had 26 men under his command. The 22 South Georgia Marines, under the command of Lieut.
They had been guarding a point some distance from the main action and had gone "covert" when the Governor surrendered, For three days they hid on the island zand avoided patrols before lack of rations forced them to give themselves up.
The men in command ashore Pictured with him are his principal advisers. It will date from the time of leaving the UK, or from the date of ceasing to be eligible for another overseas allowance. I hem Ireland. The problem was solved by giving parties for the Ascension Islands and their liner Canberra a number based on the time the first message was received.
Now all the numbers mainly for commercial ships which have been taken over - are derived by adding yet another 10 to the Canberra number. THEY headed south. Task Force ships received letters 01 support and encouragement. A number of people enclosed stamped, addressed envelopes.
MORE Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band - Various - AM Gold 1977 5 X bags of mail with a total weight over 14, lbs. Much of it has passed via Ascension Island. From early April despatches had been leaving the RN Postal Section at Mill Hill daily for available flights, and mail has been coming' hack from ships.
In Dorset half a ton of magazines and paper-hacks has been assembled and the Royal Marines there were helping by taking them to Mill Hill for despatch to the ships. A number of organisations have also been making arrangements to send publications and material to the ships to help pass free time on board. Permission has been received to make video tapes of some television programmes for flying out to the ships. The group comprised doctors, medical services officers. There were 37 women and 47 men.
Medical tinuing conversion of the and nursing parts' had joined Southampton with many, were also taken. BECAUSE of present operational commitments, provision has been made for the Service to retain, if needed, men due to leave shortly at the end of engagements, or others who have been accepted for redundancy and have asked to early.
The redundancy pro. The RNFC has been pulling out all the stops to keep the ships - including requisitioned merehantmcn - stocked with some of the latest movies. Normal ''ration'' for a ship at sea is 12 titles a month, but the RNF ' will be more generous to the Task Force ships - with the help of the film companies.
General Manager of the Corporation. Don Hunsley, RN rctd. However, the RNFC has been assured by the film companies that they will. Amusing satire on escalating beauracs in which a child is taken to hospital with a slight cut, falls into the hands of a social worker and triggers off a catalogue of misadventure.
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John Cassavetes. Tom 'onti played the lead in the London stage version of this unlikely comedy about a young man paralysed from the neck down. Dreyfuss re-creates the part on screen in this Americanised adaptation of Brian Clarke's drama. Cutter's Way X - Jeff Bridges. John Heard. A crippled and embittered Vietnam veteran, his long-suffering wife and his cautious best friend instigate an. United Artists. No film it seems is complete these days without the presence of Sir Ralph.
This year's winner of the Oscar for the best support'alt Disney ing actor pops up in this yarn of the mystical past. The ubiquitous knight plays an old sorcerer who passes on to a young man Peter MacNicol the task of putting down the local dragon. Walt Disney. Lauren Hutton. Temporarily unable to vex the local tyrant due to a twisted ankle, Zorro is saved by the arrival of his identical twin, a sort of swashbuckling Larry Grayson.
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