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Bomb Alley


This book is an account of the Falklands War written by a below-decks seaman on the British County-class destroyer, HMS Antrim. HMS Antrim's exploits during the war include playing an important role in the battle of South Georgia, and being hit by a 1,000 lb bomb (which did not explode) in San Carlos.


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Bomb Alley: Aboard HMS Antrim at war

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Bomb Alley - Falkland Islands 1982: Aboard HMS Antrim at War

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This is the untold story of the Falklands War as experienced by a below-decks seaman on one of the most important ships to be dispatched to the South Atlantic. It is a no-holds-barred account as seen through the eyes of a Royal Navy matelot who shared the terror of the first encounter with Argentinean forces when South Georgia was retaken from the invaders in Operation Paraquat. HMS Antrim lead the first attack into the North Falklands Sound where she destroyed enemy defenses and later became part of the main force anti-aircraft defenses in the infamous 'Bomb Alley' or San Carlos Water. During one of the many air attacks the ship was struck by a bomb that destroyed her defensive missile system, but through pure chance the bomb did not explode and remained aboard wedged in the aft 'heads'. All around the stricken ship other RN vessels were taking extreme punishment from the almost continuous onslaught from low-flying Argentinean jets. HMS Antelope, HMS Coventry and the Atlantic Conveyer were all lost within a short period whilst the army was trying to establish a bridgehead.

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