Falklands War

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Event.png Falklands War (war)  NNDBRdf-icon.png
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The HMS Invincible on the Falkland War - Royal navy Air power on Combat
Date2 April 1982 - 14 June 1982
DescriptionA politically very convenient military conflict championed by Margaret Thatcher.

UK Politics

Without the Falklands War, Margaret Thatcher might never have been re-elected as Prime Minister.

 

Related Document

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:Falklands and Chagos - A Tale of Two Islandsessay21 March 2012PeterThe 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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