The mushroom cloud generated during Britain's first hydrogen bomb test over Malden Island in the Central Pacific, dropped by a Royal Air Force Valiant bomber, 15 May 1957.
The Ice Patrol Ship HMS ENDURANCE at Cumberland Bay, South Georgia, 25 May 1982.
Silhouette of a British Challenger tank commander during the Gulf War, 1991.
Royal Marines patrol past the abandoned Argentine submarine SANTA FE on South Georgia, 28 May 1982.
Paratroopers of 1st Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, jumping from an American C-130 Hercules in Kuwait, during training for operations in Iraq, 16 March 2003.
Naval Party 8901, the Royal Marine garrison of the Falkland Islands evicted by the Argentine invaders, with the Falkland Islands flag outside Government House, Port Stanley, after the Argentine surrender, June 1982.
HMS RESOLUTION, the first nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine to be equipped with Polaris missiles, seen underway on the surface probably off the Scottish coast c. 1970.
HMS HERMES about to berth at Portsmouth Harbour on her return from the Falkland Islands, 21 July 1982.
HMS CONQUEROR, the Churchill class nuclear-powered fleet submarine, underway in the early 1970s. In 1982, the submarine sank the Argentine cruiser ARA BELGRANO during the Falklands War.
HMS CONQUEROR at Faslane on 3 July 1982 after her deployment to the South Atlantic during which she sank the Argentine cruiser GENERAL BELGRANO on 2 May 1982.
HMS ANTELOPE at Ascension Island, ten days before she was sunk by Argentine bombs in San Carlos Water in the Falklands War, May 1982.
Armourers 'bombing up' a Sea Harrier on board HMS INVINCIBLE during the Falklands War, 1982.
An Argentine Dagger aircraft makes a low-level attack on RFA SIR BEDIVERE in San Carlos Water in the Falkland Islands, 24 May 1982.
A Wasp helicopter from the Ice Patrol Ship HMS ENDURANCE touches down on pack ice during a survey operation in the Antarctic, 1980.
A Sea Harrier on the temporary airstrip constructed at San Carlos on the Falkland Islands, named HMS SHEATHBILL, June 1982.
A Harrier GR.3 of No. 3 Squadron camouflaged at RAF Gutersloh in Germany during the 1980s.
A child using a hammer and chisel to remove a piece of the Berlin Wall after its opening by the East German Government on 9 November 1989.