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The HMS Invincible on the Falkland War - Royal navy Air power on Combat
|Date||2 April 1982 - 14 June 1982|
|Location||Falkland Islands, South Atlantic Ocean|
|Description||A politically very convenient military conflict championed by Margaret Thatcher.|
Without the Falklands War, Margaret Thatcher might never have been re-elected as Prime Minister.
|Document:Falklands and Chagos - A Tale of Two Islands||essay||21 March 2012||Peter||The UK official narrative of the Falklands War is that its primary objective was to free a plucky island people from subjugation by Argentina. This article compares their treatment with that of a similar sized settled, British-protected population, on a similarly remote island archepelago, a decade earlier.|
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