Warfare in News


Posted on Wednesday 20th January

Over thirty years ago, Britain and Argentina fought over a small group of islands in the South Atlantic.
Labour Leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has come under fire for his statement about the Falklands on the John Marr Show on Sunday 17, 2015.
Yompers author Ian Gardiner, who fought in the Falklands War commanding a rifle company in 45 Commando Royal Marines, completely disagrees with Mr Corbyn's stance on the future on Falklands in a recent article in the Telegraph.
Ian Gardiner's latest release, Yompers, is a first-hand story of the epic feat that the men of the 45 Commando Royal Marines had to endure in the Falklands War.

Further Reading

The Yompers

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The Yompers

(Paperback - 224 pages)
by Ian Gardiner

'Yomping' was revealed by the journalist Charles Laurence in 1982 as the word which the Royal Marines used to describe carrying heavy loads long distances on foot. Given the intense public interest in the dramatic events then unfolding in the South Atlantic, it caught on and is now in common usage. The Yompers is the first account to be written by a company commander who fought in the Falklands War. Called to action from their… Read more...

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