Operations in Nowzad, Helmand, Afghanistan, 30 - 31 July 2006. Soldiers of 3 Parachute Regiment and D Squadron, Household Cavalry complete operations to secure the town of Nowzad after fierce fighting against Taliban forces. British forces had been deployed in protecting the Afghan Government’s District Centre in Nowzad since May, during which time they had been virtually beseiged by Taliban forces.
Chinook HC1 (ZA718) call sign ‘Bravo November’ of No 18 Squadron RAF, flown by Squadron Leader Dick Langworthy, at Teal Inlet shortly before transporting an Argentine prisoner (held between the two kneeling figures left foreground) back to Brigade Headquarters on 29 May 1982.
The Falklands War was a ten-week war between Argentina and the United Kingdom, over two British overseas territories in the South Atlantic, the Falkland Islands and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.