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"Yomper" - The Royal Marines Falklands War Monument


The dedication plaque


Description

The statue outside the former Royal Marines Eastney barracks near Portsmouth dedicated to those who fought in the Falklands War 1982. It is based on an iconic photograph of a Marine 'yomping' or travelling cross-country from the landing point in San Carlos water right across East Falkland to battle it out for Port Stanley.

Location

Royal Marines Museum, Eastney, Southsea nr Portsmouth, England. 2007

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