5th Infantry Brigade disembarking along the small jetty to reinforce the bridgehead at San Carlos, 1982
Photograph, South Atlantic (Falklands War), 1982.
5th Infantry Brigade consisted of around 3000 men and after landing at San Carlos came under the command of Major General Jeremy Moore RM, the commander Land Forces Falkland Islands. The brigade consisted of 1st Battalion, 7th Duke of Edinburgh's Own Gurkha Rifles, 1st Battalion, The Welsh Guards, 2nd Battalion, The Scots Guards and support units including 97 Battery, 4 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery and 36 Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers.
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National Army Museum, London
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