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Sat 14 Jun 2014 (Fri 13 Jun 2014 20:00 America/LosAngeles)

Anniversary of Falkland Islands surrender

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  • Last Update: 70 weeks ago
  • Falkland Islands


On 2 April 1982 Argentine forces invaded the Falkland Islands, a small British Overseas Territory some 300 miles from Argentina.

The UK sent a naval force and troops to reclaim the islands, succeeding on June 14. The short but intense war resulted in the death of 255 British and some 650 Argentine forces.

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