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  • Falklands
    Friday Apr 2, 1982

    Falklands War

    The Conflict began

    Falklands
    Friday Apr 2, 1982

    The conflict began on 2 April, when Argentina invaded and occupied the Falkland Islands, followed by the invasion of South Georgia the next day, in an attempt to establish the sovereignty it had claimed over them.




  • United Kingdom
    Friday Apr 2, 1982

    Falklands War

    Approval was given to form a task force to retake the islands

    United Kingdom
    Friday Apr 2, 1982

    Following the invasion on 2 April, after an emergency meeting of the cabinet, approval was given to form a task force to retake the islands. This was backed in an emergency session of the House of Commons the next day.




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