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The official history of the Falklands Campaign

Author: Lawrence Freedman
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Government official history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and updated edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Freedman
ISBN: 9780415419123 0415419123 0415419115 9780415419116
OCLC Number: 77256634
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: v. 1. The origins of the Falklands war --
v. 2. War and diplomacy.
Series Title: Government official history series.
Responsibility: Lawrence Freedman.
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After the shock of the Argentine invasion of the Falklands in April 1982, Margaret Thatcher faced the crisis that came to define her premiership as she determined to recover the islands. This book  Read more...

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'a masterpiece of even-handed scholarship, and will undoubtedly remain the definitive word on the conflict.' Dominic Sandbrook, Daily Telegraph 'Freedman is not just a good historian but a terse, Read more...

 
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