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Battle for the Falklands (1): Land Forces
     

Battle for the Falklands (1): Land Forces

by Will Fowler, Mike Chappell (Illustrator)
 

On the night of 1–2 April 1982, the Argentinian Junta led by Gen. Leopoldo Galtieri made its move against the Falkland Islands. On 3 April British Prime Minister Mrs. Margaret Thatcher faced an appalled and furious House of Commons to announce that Argentine armed forces had landed on British sovereign territory; had captured the men of Royal Marine

Overview

On the night of 1–2 April 1982, the Argentinian Junta led by Gen. Leopoldo Galtieri made its move against the Falkland Islands. On 3 April British Prime Minister Mrs. Margaret Thatcher faced an appalled and furious House of Commons to announce that Argentine armed forces had landed on British sovereign territory; had captured the men of Royal Marine detachment NP8901; had run up the Argentine flag at Government House; and had declared the islands and their population to be Argentine. This absorbing text by William Fowler details the land forces that contested the Falklands War.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780850454826
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
11/01/1982
Series:
Men-at-Arms Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.15(d)

Meet the Author

Will Fowler is an authority on modern day forces, who specialises in the British forces of today. He has written several books for the Osprey Men-at-Arms series on this subject.

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