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Pebble Island Raid

Engagement/Skirmish Name : Pebble Island Raid

Date(s) : 14 May 1982 - 15 May 1982

Part of : Falklands War ,

Outcome : A victory for British SAS and Naval Forces over Argentinian Forces


A night raid by SAS special forces supported by naval gunfire destroyed aircraft, fuel and communications at the Argentine airfield on Pebble Island off West Falkland which could have posed a threat to the planned landings at San Carlos Water.