Warrant Officer 1 David Harvey with fellow SAS troops, 1982
Photograph, South Atlantic (Falklands War), 1982.
During the war Harvey (circled) served with a four-man patrol from G Squadron, 22nd Special Air Service (SAS). With his colleagues he was inserted behind enemy lines by helicopter from HMS 'Hermes' three weeks before the main British landings. They observed enemy movements and dispositions in the Bluff Cove and West Stanley areas for 28 days. Following the success of this mission, Harvey was then employed in fighting patrols for the remainder of the conflict.
From a collection associated with WO1 D J 'Dia' Harvey, Special Air Service, late Hampshire Regiment, 1964-1995.
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National Army Museum, London
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