Report of Bomb Attack on HMS Glasgow 1940 Image to be added Shell hole on the Signal Deck of Glasgow Bombing 9th April 1940 on HMS GLASGOW Transcribed by Don Kindell SECRET Subject: Bombing Attack on the 18th Cruiser Squadron on 9th April 1940 and Damage sustained by H.M.S. GLASGOW From: THE COMMANDING OFFICER, […]
My Falklands War Falkland War 1982 The Falkland Islands had been under British control since 1833, but Argentina had become increasingly anxious to acquire them. On 19 March 1982 a group of Argentine scrap metal merchants landed on South Georgia, and this was followed on 2 April by full invasion. The British government acted swiftly, […]
Saturday 1st May 1982
Time (Zulu). Action
0620. Glasgow first into the Exclusion Zone
0720.Vulcans bomb Falklands air strip. Good morning Dagoe!
1035. Action stations. Two A/C at 100 miles.
1982. The Falklands War. This is a audio with a commentary by the skipper on the day we were hit by a 1000lb bomb.