An Observer’s Diary The Falklands

A civilian, whose job supported the Falklands Task Force, relates his experiences on board the three ships of the amphibious group sailing south. His recollections were freshened by reference to the diary he kept throughout the confl ict.


On Good Friday 35 years ago, living up to all the clichés, the P&O liner SS Canberra sailed down the Solent towards a blood red sunset into we didn’t know what.

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