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The Royal Navy surgeon who saved both British and Argentine lives in the Falklands Conflict, Dr Rick Jolly, has told a High Court action brought by veterans in London that many of the 29,000 soldiers, sailors and airmen in the British Task Force were not mentally prepared for battle.
In a concise but significant editorial piece in this Monday's edition, Argentine daily Clarín stresses the importance of the recent visit to Falklands, Santiago de Chile and Buenos Aires of British Secretary of Defence, Geoffrey Hoon, particularly just a few weeks away from the twentieth anniversary of the South Atlantic conflict and ten years after the beginning of the British-Argentine normalization process.
The Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel at Pangbourne in Berkshire, which is holding its 20th anniversary remembrance service on Sunday, 16th June, Falklands Memorial Day, says it hopes a member of the Royal family will attend.
The world wide web has been recruited as a new weapon to promote and preserve the unique characteristics of the South Atlantic island of South Georgia.
The warship HMS Newcastle sets sail for a five-month deployment combining security patrols and humanitarian missions.
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The first comprehensive account of how the people of the Falkland Islands existed under the 1982 Argentine invasion and how some of them engaged in active resistance is told in a new book by Falkland Islander and journalist, Graham Bound.
A spate of letters to the Times newspaper in reaction to her Falklands articles criticise her for her attitude before 1982.