Falklands – 17th April 82

Here is some info on what happend during the Falklands conflict on our chosen day – I say conflict because apparently we never official declared war on Argentina. Our day is

17th April Admiral Sir John Fieldhouse chairs conference at Ascension Island with Admiral Sandy Woodward and 3 Commando Brigade which sets out detailed plans for the retaking of the Islands by force;
The main task force sails south from Ascension Island;
Haig presents Argentine junta with 5-point plan;
Argentine service councils debate Haig’s proposals

 

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