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Recapture of South Georgia

Engagement/Skirmish Name : Recapture of South Georgia

Date(s) : 25 April 1982 - 26 April 1982

Part of : Falklands War ,

Outcome : A victory for British Forces over Argentinian Forces


A British helicopter forced an Argentine submarine to run aground, then a force of Royal Marines and SAS landed and re-took the island, providing a valuable staging area for the main assault of the Falklands