Morbidity of Cold Injury: Learning Lessons from the Falklands Conflict of 1982

Research Paper Title Lessons from history: morbidity of cold injury in the Royal Marines during the Falklands Conflict of 1982. Background Environmental conditions in the Falklands Conflict of 1982 favoured the genesis of cold injuries. Immediately, post-war, cold injury morbidity and its contributory factors were assessed in personnel of UK 3 Commando Brigade (3 Cdo… Read More

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Lieutenant Commander Alfredo Astiz: The Last POW in Britain

Alfredo Astiz has the dubious honour of being the last prisoner of war ever to be held in Britain – and the Government of the day could no’t wait to get rid of him. Astiz, an Argentine naval Lieutenant Commander (OF-3), was captured by British military forces who retook the island of South Georgia in… Read More

The British Army as an Elite

“The Army of Great Britain currently enjoys, both at home and abroad. the reputation of being (for its size) of the best in the world. Composed entirely of volunteers, it morale sustained by its curious and little-understood attitudes towards tradition, the British Army attracts respect and admiration from the military expert and the layman alike. It has kept the peace in Ulster… Read More

The Falklands Conflict: Cold Injury & Its Effects

Research Paper Title Lessons from History: Morbidity of Cold Injury in the Royal Marines during the Falklands Conflict of 1982. Background Environmental conditions in the Falklands Conflict of 1982 favoured the genesis of cold injuries. Immediately, post-war, cold injury morbidity and its contributory factors were assessed, in the personnel of UK 3 Commando Brigade (3… Read More