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1914 Battle of the Falklands commemorated
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Events held to mark 100th Anniversary
A series of commemorative events have been held in the Falkland Islands to mark the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Falklands.
Always a well attended event, the annual 8th December Battle Day parade in Stanley was a busier than usual affair this year with a number of guests invited from overseas by the Falkland Islands Government. These guests included descendants of key players in the battle, such as Vice-Admiral Doveton Sturdee, Rear-Admiral Sir Christopher Cradock and Vice-Admiral Graf Max von Spee, in whose honour a new memorial was dedicated.
Click here to see images from the Battle Day parade.