Forgotten Voices of the Falklands: The Real Story of the Falklands War in the Words of Those Who Were There

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A Remarkable New History of the Falklands War in the Words of Those Who Were There.

The latest addition to the landmark Forgotten Voices series gives a unique perspective on a pivotal but often overlooked conflict.

From the Compact Disc edition.

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Overview

A Remarkable New History of the Falklands War in the Words of Those Who Were There.

The latest addition to the landmark Forgotten Voices series gives a unique perspective on a pivotal but often overlooked conflict.

From the Compact Disc edition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780091908805
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 4/1/2007
  • Series: Forgotten Voices
  • Pages: 496
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Hugh McManners was a captain with the Special Boat Squadron during the Falklands War. He is now a documentary producer and freelance writer.

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Table of Contents


Map     viii
Author's Preface     xi
Author's Acknowledgements     xv
Introduction   Sir Max Hastings     1
Fatal Miscalculations     3
Mixed Messages and Wishful Thinking     7
Liberation Day     21
Immediate Action     32
Demonstrations of Serious Intent     47
Vida En Las Islas Malvinas     61
Sun Tans and Rifle Oil     87
Racing South     100
The Killing Begins     113
First Blood     116
Total Exclusion     128
Sinking the Belgrano     147
The Argentines Strike Back     158
Softening Up     173
Fighting for the Falklands     189
Landing in Bomb Alley     191
Sacrificing Pawns     220
London Needs Good News     235
Moral Domination     255
A Brand New Ship     287
Disaster at Fitzroy Roads     303
Getting On With It     334
Doing the Business     347
Footsore and Ruthless     350
Night Killing     367
Fire Power     387
A Need for Honour     417
Epilogue     448
Glossary     460
Index of Contributors     463
General Index     466
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