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Today in History: 02 April 1982


Argentina Invades the Falkland Islands

On this day in 1982, the short but bloody war between Argentina and the United Kingdom, over the Falkland Islands, begun with the invasion of the islands by Argentina. Below are a series of videos dealing with the conflict and the third video deals with rising tensions over the islands once again. Argentina also occupied South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1982_invasion_of_the_Falkland_Islands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falklands_War
http://www.falklandswar.org.uk/

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