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Prisoner of War compound, Ajax Bay, Falkland Islands, 1982

Photograph by Warrant Officer 2 David Langham, 81 Ordnance Company, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. From a collection relating to the South Atlantic (Falklands War) campaign of 1982.

Argentine prisoners of war captured by British forces during the Falklands War of 1982. During Operation CORPORATE Ajax Bay, on the shore of San Carlos Water, was one of the landing points for the British ground forces. As well as a depot for Argentine prisoners Ajaz Bay was also the site of a field hospital for casualties.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1999-11-172-47

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1999-11-172-47