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Port Stanley

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The boat he had been travelling on, the MV Akademic Sergei Vavilov, a polar research vessel, was taking him back to Port Stanley, the capital of the Falkland Islands.
The man was winched up as it hovered then flown to Falklands capital Port Stanley.
He was then flown to Port Stanley on the Falkland Islands, where his ship had been headed.
The Vulcan reverted to being a conventional bomber and, during the Falklands War in 1982, they were vital in the bombing of the runway at Port Stanley.
Martin Withers led the first Vulcan attack on the Port Stanley airfield during the 1982 Falklands War - an operation that has entered RAF mythology due to the audacity of the 8,000 mile round trip.
To add further poignancy to the momentous occasion, the Vulcan will be piloted by Martin Withers, who captained Vulcan XM607 on the famous Black Buck raid on Port Stanley Airport during the 1982 Falklands conflict, initiating the campaign that would recapture the islands and earning him a Distinguished Flying Cross for his heroics.
By March 30 Endurance was back at Port Stanley and in April she joined up with the Task Force sent to reclaim the Falklands.
If you want proof that language is the root cause imagine if, instead of Argentina, it was an Australian flag that had been hoisted in South Georgia and Port Stanley.
Fifer David, who was an 18-year-old junior marine mechanic on HMS Fearless, joined other veterans of the South Atlantic Medal Association on a flight to Port Stanley this weekend.
As purser, Mike is responsible for stocking up with enough supplies for journeys from Port Stanley on the Falkland Islands.
According to the Daily Mirror, after Thatcher's death on Monday at the age of 87, some have called for Port Stanley to be renamed in her honour.
Some fighting was reported, but the Argentinians, faced by just 80 British marines, were soon in control of the capital, Port Stanley, and the airfield.