A Damn Close-Run Thing: A Brief History of the Falklands by Russell Phillips

By Russell Phillips

In 1982, the typical Briton didn't be aware of the Falkland Islands existed, not to mention their prestige as a disputed British territory simply off the coast of Argentina. that modified while the Argentinians invaded the islands and crushed the small protecting strength. either countries claimed the islands have been theirs, yet now Argentina proposal the British might provide them up and not using a fight.

They have been wrong.

Britain despatched a job strength into the South Atlantic to re-take the islands, and the fast, excessive battle that was--in the phrases of Major-General Sir John Jeremy Moore--"a rattling close-run thing."

This brief heritage sums up the occasions prime as much as the struggle and its significant army activities together with information of an Argentinian plan to sink a Royal military send in Gibraltar harbour (foiled on the final minute by means of Spanish police) and an audacious British plan to land SAS squaddies in Argentina to wreck Exocet-carrying airplane whereas they have been nonetheless at the flooring.

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