Battle Memorial, Stanley

3.6
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Overlooking Stanley Harbour, Battle Memorial serves as a reminder of the Battle of the Falkland Islands. British forces destroyed German invaders to prevent the capture of this colony in 1914. An annual ceremony is held here every December 8 in remembrance of this fierce battle. An information plaque describes in detail the clash between two powerful enemies. See Battle Memorial and all Stanley has to offer by arranging your trip with our Stanley day trip planning tool.
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  • This is a monument to commemorate a battle between the British and Germans in World War One. It is a beautiful monument. Look for the bullet hole in the sail of the ship on top. It was apparently.....  more »
  • Our guide drove us by here and as he did, he pointed out several bullet holes in parts of the memorial. As we were strolling the town later on, we were better able to see the holes. Quite eerie.  more »

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