People: Sep. 20, 1982

A hulking, gray floating village of some 1,200 souls, the British carrier Invincible returns to Portsmouth, England, this week. It will be 166 days since it first set out for the Falkland Islands—the longest continuous tour at sea of any British warship since the days of sail—and among those eager to join family and friends will be a helicopter pilot named Prince Andrew Albert Christian Edward, 22, a veteran of numerous dicey adventures during the conflict. "I was airborne at the time the Atlantic Conveyor was hit," he recalls. "I saw it being...

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