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Falkland’s War

Giant Silhouettes of Falkland service men standing on top of grass ramparts

The Falkland’s War (2nd April 1982 – 14th June 1982) saw ten brutal weeks as British Forces retook the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic. 255 servicemen died during the fighting along with three civilians.

Information Pack

The Information Pack below are designed to introduce you students to the Falkland Conflict. Using a range of different resources, from videos to newspaper articles and  Veterans testimonies, they will learn about the four main services who gave their lives during the conflict, as well as developing their source analysis and historiography skills.

Download the Falklands War Information Pack (8.81MB).


Watch a performance inspired by the testimonies by members of the 2nd Battalion Parachute Regiment about their experiences at the Battle of Goose Green. 

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Have a look from the air with this aerial view of the Standing with Giants Installation at Fort Nelson.

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Curriculum Links

  • KS3 History
  • KS4 History

Collection link

View images of the stunning Falkland’s installation at Fort Nelson on the Standing with Giants Website.

Contact Information

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Education Team  
Royal Armouries Fort Nelson  
Portsdown Hill Road  
PO17 6AN  
United Kingdom