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Taking of South Georgia

Engagement/Skirmish Name : Taking of South Georgia

Date(s) : 03 April 1982

Part of : Falklands War ,

Outcome : A victory for Argentinian landing force over British Royal Marines


A small force of Argentinian troops landed at Grytviken and after a 7 hour battle with a 22 man Royal Marine detachment, took control of the island.