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The Falklands War
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Martin Middlebrook
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-19 - Publisher: Casemate Publishers

With the sudden Argentine invasion of the remote Falkland Islands on 2 April 1982 the United Kingdom found itself at war. Due to the resolve of a determined Prime Minister and the resourcefulness of the Armed Forces, a Task Force, code named Operation CORPORATE, was quickly dispatched.Remarkably just over two
The Falklands War
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Ezequiel Mercau
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-16 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Panoramic, transnational history of the Falklands War and its imperial dimensions, which explores how a minor squabble mushroomed into war.
The Falklands War
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: D. George Boyce
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-05-31 - Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

The Falklands War of 1982 was a small war, but one with large resonances. The Argentine invasion of the one of the few remaining British colonies on 2 April might have been prevented by a more coherent British foreign policy, better intelligence analysis, and military precautions; and once the crisis
The Falklands War
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Daniel K. Gibran
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-01 - Publisher: McFarland

The Falklands War is an ideal showcase for how British policy evolved in the 1970s and 1980s. The background of the dispute over the island group in the remote South Atlantic (called Las Malvinas by the Argentines) is given first, then the events that precipitated the 1982 conflict and extensive
The Official History of the Falklands Campaign: The origins of the Falklands war
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: Lawrence Freedman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:

This official history of the Falklands Campaign covers the origins of the 1982 war, describing the history of the dispute between Argentina and Britain over sovereignty. In 1982 an apparently trivial incident over an illegal landing by scrap-metal merchants turned into a major crisis.