QE2 returns home to Southampton. Union Jacks are festooned on cars, draped on shoulders
QE2 returns home to Southampton. Union Jacks are festooned on cars, draped on shoulders, waved on sticks. Southampton gives a "Three Cheers" welcome to the QE2 luxury liner turned trooper returning from war. Aboard is her precious cargo, the 700 survivors from the HMS Coventry, Ardent and Antelope, sunk in the battle for the Falklands. Pictured, a Falklands survivor and his loved one hug each other. 11th June 1982
A huge welcome home for one of the survivors of the Atlantic Conveyor
A huge welcome home for one of the survivors of the Atlantic Conveyor. A British merchant navy ship which was requisitioned during the Falklands War and was hit on 25 May 1982 by two Argentine air-launched AM39 Exocet missiles, killing 12 sailors. RAF Brize Norton, 7th June 1982
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1982 World Cup Finals Group Four match in Bilbao, Spain. England 3 v France 1
1982 World Cup Finals Group Four match in Bilbao, Spain.
England 3 v France 1.
England players left to right: Mick Mills, Steve Coppell, Graham Rix, Bryan Robson and Terry Butcher celebrate a goal.
16th June 1982. -
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