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Copy of telex with Argentine surrender and end of Falklands conflict June 1982, to be auctioned

Thursday, February 16th 2012 - 19:56 UTC
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One of three copies of the telex signaling the end of the conflict between the UK and Argentina over the Falkland Islands and other South Atlantic islands will be auctioned by Bonhams on the conflict’s 30th anniversary. Read full article

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  • BenC30

    Expected to fetch £3k. If Cristina goes on moaning much more then the price is certain to go up! Would really like to see how much it goes for.

    Feb 16th, 2012 - 08:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GreekYoghurt

    This should serve as a reminder of when the UK and brave Falkland Islanders, defeated the belligerent Argentines, and successfully demilitarised the South Atlantic in 1983. This 30th year anniversary should be as a celebration to this continued demilitarisation (except for the odd deterant).

    Those illegally squatting Argies have got it all the wrong way up, can you imagine the state of the south atlantic if we hadn't have spanked their arses?

    Feb 16th, 2012 - 08:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    if camaron had a backbone, ? perhaps he could go over the top, and send everything he possably can, so the whole world sees the british falklands, at its best .
    justa thought .

    Feb 16th, 2012 - 10:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    Maybe the Argentines should get regular touch-ups at 30 year intervals.
    Might teach them some respect.

    Feb 17th, 2012 - 11:40 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • The Cestrian

    I wonder if the Argentine Government will be making a bid for the document?

    Feb 17th, 2012 - 12:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    They probably would, and alter it,.

    Feb 17th, 2012 - 07:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GreekYoghurt

    @6 their schoolbooks probably don't even mention the war happened, so this would be destined to be erased by the Ministry of Truth.

    Feb 17th, 2012 - 09:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    yep

    Feb 17th, 2012 - 11:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • JoJo

    Don't you just love the last line:
    “The Falkland Islands are once more under the government desired”
    If ever there was a statement in favour of determining our own future, then this is it

    Feb 20th, 2012 - 11:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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