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Mount Tumbledown & Wireless Ridge

Battle Name : Mount Tumbledown & Wireless Ridge

Date(s) : 13 June 1982 - 14 June 1982

Part of : Falklands War ,

Outcome : A victory for British Forces over Argentinian Forces


British forces attacked and took key highland locations on the approach to Port Stanley. While 2nd Btn. Parachute Rgt took Wireless Ridge, the Scots Guards fought hard with Argentine Marines before taking Tumbledown.
After this, Stanley was untenable and the Argentine commander surrendered all forces on the islands to the British, ending the war.