A copy of the original Surrender Telex, Falklands War 1982.
One of several copies of the confirming Telex sent to Major General Sir Jeremy Moore from Army Headquarters Hereford, announcing the surrender of the Argentine Forces under Major General Menendes in June 1982. The text: HQ LFF1 Port Stanley. In Port Stanley at 9 O'Clock pm Falkland Islands Time tonight 14th June 1982, Major General Menendes surrendered to me all the Argentine Forces in East and West Falkland, together with all their impedimentia. Arrangements are in hand to assemble the men for return to Argentina, to gather in their arms and equipment, and to mark and make safe their munitions. The Falkland Islands are once more under the government desired by their inhabitants. God Save the Queen. Signed JJ Moore. MSG ends. Framed with a photograph of landing craft going ashore from a RFA vessel. 18x13.5ins. (46x34cm)
- Please note: We are advised that the assault vessel in the photograph is a Navy LPD and not a Fleet auxilliary.