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Battle Memorial, Stanley

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Overlooking Stanley Harbour, Battle Memorial serves as a reminder of the Battle of the Falkland Islands. British forces destroyed German invaders to prevent the capture of this colony in 1914. An annual ceremony is held here every December 8 in remembrance of this fierce battle. An information plaque describes in detail the clash between two powerful enemies. Make Battle Memorial a centerpiece of your Stanley vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Stanley trip builder.
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  • Situated right on the front of the promenade 10minutes walk from the harbour. It is a worthwhile visit to pay respect to the guys who lost their lives in the 80's.  more »
  • This monument, just past Government House, commemorates a WWI naval engagement. On December 8, 1914, nine British ships, refueling in Stanley, responded to the sighting of five German cruisers that ha...  more »
  • The Falkland Islands are out in the Atlantic Ocean and it's amazing that anyone stumbled upon them in the first place. No trees, lots of peat bogs and lots of sheep, only 3000 inhabitants, most of Bri...  more »

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