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  • 10.00am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

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5th Infantry Brigade disembarking at San Carlos, Falkland Islands, 1982
5th Infantry Brigade disembarking at San Carlos, Falkland Islands, 1982
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The Falklands War: Preserving Soldiers’ Stories

Forty years ago, the British Army took part in a campaign to retake the Falkland Islands from the Argentine military. This film reveals some of the incredible personal stories from the conflict that have been preserved by museums across the UK.

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Cap badge, The Northumberland Fusiliers, c1920

The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers

This infantry unit was raised in 1674 and subsequently served in many British Army campaigns during its long history. In 1968, it was amalgamated with three other fusilier regiments to form The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.

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Captain Robert Parker, The Royal Regiment of Ireland, c1720

Captain Robert Parker

Robert Parker was an Irish soldier who saw extensive action during the wars of the 1690s and 1700s. His memoirs provide a valuable insight into his life and times, as well as the early history of the Royal Irish Regiment in which he served.

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Cap badge, The Leicestershire Regiment, c1898

The Royal Leicestershire Regiment

This infantry unit was raised in 1688 and subsequently served in many British Army campaigns during its long history. In 1964, it was amalgamated with three other regiments of the East Anglian Brigade to form The Royal Anglian Regiment.

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Other ranks’ cap badge, The Northamptonshire Regiment, c1916

The Northamptonshire Regiment

This infantry unit was formed during the 1881 Army reforms. It continued in service until 1960, when it was amalgamated with The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment to form the 2nd East Anglian Regiment.

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Cap badge, other ranks, The Lincolnshire Regiment, c1910

The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment

This infantry unit was raised in 1685 and subsequently served in many British Army campaigns during its long history. In 1960, it was amalgamated with The Northamptonshire Regiment to form the 2nd East Anglian Regiment.

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Other ranks cap badge, The Suffolk Regiment, c1916

The Suffolk Regiment

This infantry unit was raised in 1685 and subsequently served in many British Army campaigns during its long history. In 1959, it was amalgamated with The Royal Norfolk Regiment to form the 1st East Anglian Regiment.

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Cap badge, The Norfolk Regiment, 1919

The Royal Norfolk Regiment

This infantry unit was raised in 1685 and subsequently served in many British Army campaigns during its long history. In 1959, it was amalgamated with The Suffolk Regiment to form the 1st East Anglian Regiment.

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Other ranks’ cap badge, The York and Lancaster Regiment, 1921

The York and Lancaster Regiment

This infantry regiment was formed during the 1881 Army reforms. It continued in service until 1968, when it chose to disband rather than be amalgamated.

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Glengarry badge, 84th (York and Lancaster) Regiment, c1874

84th (York and Lancaster) Regiment of Foot

This infantry regiment was raised in 1793. It continued in British Army service until the 1881 reforms, when it was amalgamated with the 65th (2nd Yorkshire, North Riding) Regiment to form The York and Lancaster Regiment.

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Soldiers of the East Yorkshire Regiment at Longford, Ireland, May 1921

Irish War of Independence

Fought between 1919 and 1921, this was a guerrilla and sectarian conflict involving Irish republicans, Ulster loyalists and British government forces. It brought about the creation of Northern Ireland and the Irish Free State.

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Other ranks' glengarry badge, 65th (2nd Yorkshire, North Riding) Regiment, c1874

65th (2nd Yorkshire, North Riding) Regiment of Foot

This infantry regiment was raised in 1758. It continued in British Army service until the 1881 reforms, when it was amalgamated with the 84th (York and Lancaster) Regiment of Foot to form The York and Lancaster Regiment.

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3rd County of London Crusader tank and crew, Libya, 1941

The Sale Collection: Operation Crusader

In the fourth instalment, we explore the wartime exploits of the 3rd County of London Yeomanry in 1941. During this time, the men of the unit underwent a baptism of fire in the Libyan desert.

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