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10th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Falkland Islands

Postby aukepalmhof » Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:04 pm

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Ascension and South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands issued both a miniature sheet for the 10th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Falkland Islands and the South Georgia & Sandwich Islands.

Ascension, the stamps shows airplanes and a helicopter only in the margin are three vessels depict which took part in the Liberation.

The red-hulled vessel is HMS ENDURANCE viewtopic.php?f=2&t=7833 T

The aircraft carrier is the HMS INVINCIBLE viewtopic.php?f=2&t=10013&p=12635&hilit=invincible#p12635

The passenger ship used as a troop transport is the CANBERRA.
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=8179&p=15688&hilit=canberra#p15688

The troop transport in the foreground of the CANBERRA is the NORLAND a P&O ferry. viewtopic.php?f=2&t=6468&p=16737&hilit=norland#p16737

The South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands MS has two stamps one with the QUEEN ELIZABETH II and the HMS ENDURANCE.
In the margin are depict the same ships as on the Ascension MS.

Ascension 1992 sgMS?, scott 548.
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands 1992 sgMS?, scott B4a
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