1982 Royal Marine Commando, Falklands conflict From the cumbersome armour worn by a Yorkist man-at-arms in 1485 to the packs yomped into Port Stanley on the backs of Royal Marines five centuries later, the literal burden of a soldier’s endeavour is on view.

Inventories of war: soldiers' kit from 1066 to 2014

1982 Royal Marine Commando, Falklands conflict From the cumbersome armour worn by a Yorkist man-at-arms in 1485 to the packs yomped into Port Stanley on the backs of Royal Marines five centuries later, the literal burden of a soldier’s endeavour is on view.

Exhibition at Imperial War Museum North (Manchester) to mark 30th anniversary of the Falklands conflict.

In pictures: Falklands War images

Exhibition at Imperial War Museum North (Manchester) to mark 30th anniversary of the Falklands conflict.

Mountain & Arctic Warfare Cadre (RM Commandos). See the US M-16, as SAS Squad and recce teams of airbone brigade as the same period (1980's).

Mountain & Arctic Warfare Cadre (RM Commandos). See the US M-16, as SAS Squad and recce teams of airbone brigade as the same period (1980's).

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Seen here above is the famed FN or FAL rifle made in Belguim chambered in X FN is French for Fabrique Nationale and FAL is French for Fusil Automatique Legere.


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Image of a Royal Marines recruitment poster during the War of 1812.

Image of a Royal Marines recruitment poster during the War of 1812.

ROYAL MARINE COMMANDO BREWING UP IN THE MOUNTAINS PHOTOGRAPHS BY ROYAL NAVY OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHERS (FKD 2032)

ROYAL MARINE COMMANDO BREWING UP IN THE MOUNTAINS PHOTOGRAPHS BY ROYAL NAVY OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHERS (FKD 2032)

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The story of how 22 Royal Marines took on an entire Argentine invasion force at the start of the Falklands War has been told for the first time by one of the men involved.

The 22 Royal Marines who took on Argentine Falklands invasion force

The story of how 22 Royal Marines took on an entire Argentine invasion force at the start of the Falklands War has been told for the first time by one of the men involved.

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Royal Marines from the Surveillance and Reconnaissance Squadron (SRS) conducting live firing break contact drills on the Setermoe exercise areas, Norway.

Royal Marines from the Surveillance and Reconnaissance Squadron (SRS) conducting live firing break contact drills on the Setermoe exercise areas, Norway.

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