Tag Archives: Falkland Islands

Timeline to Invasion: Falklands 1982

In 1982, most Britons didn’t know where the Falkland Islands were. That changed when Argentina invaded, but although many Britons are aware of events during the Conflict, knowledge of the events that led to it seems to be much less … Continue reading

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Forgotten Heroes Donations Reach £1,000

Back in January, I committed to giving 30% from every sale of A Damn Close-Run Thing to The Forgotten Heroes. I’m proud to say that as of today, these donations exceed £1,000! I would like to thank everyone who has … Continue reading

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Gritty in Pink

51o South is a Kickstarter project to fund a documentary about the Falkland Islands. They got their funding, went to the Falklands and filmed. They’ve just released episode 4, Gritty in Pink, featuring Sam, a private in the Falkland Islands … Continue reading

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30th Anniversary of the Invasion of the Falkland Islands

30 years ago today, Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands. 255 British servicemen gave their lives in the war that followed. More than double that number have committed suicide since the war ended. Statistics like that are the reason I support … Continue reading

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Irresponsible Journalism at the Daily Mail

In December, I accused the Daily Mail of scaremongering and sensationalism. Unfortunately, they appear to be at it again. Today, their website has an article headlined Falklands risks fresh spat with Argentina as nation seeks to get its own passports. … Continue reading

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