A look at the over the shore logistics from the San Carlos landings in the 1982 Falklands conflict to FIPASS, still there today.
Pebble Island lies to the north of West Falkland and in 1982, its 25 inhabitants were mainly involved with tending 25,000 sheep. Its small airstrip was subject to a daring raid by the SAS.
Ascension Island would play a decisive role in the 1982 Falkland conflict. Arguably, retaking the islands would have been impossible without it.