terça-feira, 29 de março de 2011
The Falklands War (also known as the South Atlantic War or the Falklands War) was an armed conflict between Argentina and the United Kingdom involving the issue of sovereignty over the Malvinas Islands, South Georgia and South Sandwich occurred between April 2 and June 14, 1982. Your final balance was to maintain possession of the islands by the United Kingdom and the death of 649 Argentines and 258 British soldiers. In Argentina, the defeat in the conflict led to the downfall of the Argentina military junta and the restoration of democracy next year.
Information for the press and British intelligence
Although having been surprised by the Argentine invasion on islands, the United Kingdom almost always had control of the islands. On April 2, 1982, the daily The Times of London, after his first start of the second page and he asked how was it possible that event, as the British secret services had been following the Argentine embassy in the telex last six months.
(By Valdemir Mota de Menezes)