Commemorating 40 years since the start of the Falklands War in April 1982 – the 74-day clash found Argentina and the United Kingdom battling for control of the Falkland Islands. The Falklands conflict was predominately a naval campaign, involving a task force which ultimately amounted to 127 ships, consisting of 43 Royal Navy vessels, 22 from the Royal Fleet Auxiliary and 62 merchant ships. The overprint will be available from Fri 1st April 2022 – Fri 29th April 2022on NMRN kiosks A002, A004, A006 and A007.
‘The Fleet Air Arm kiosk A003 will also be commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Falklands War. Dates to match those of the Royal Navy Kiosks’.