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Steyn and Riley on Mrs T, Falklands figurehead forty years on

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FORTY years ago today, on April 2, 1982, the Falkland Islanders woke up to find that Argentinian troops had begun a full-scale invasion. Margaret Thatcher, the Prime Minister of the time, was not about to abandon British citizens to the fate of a military dictatorship however far away.

Mark Steyn recounted the amazing story of her persistence, joined by military historian and TCW writer Lt-Gen Jonathon Riley, on his GB News programme on Thursday evening.

You can find a short history of the Falklands War here. 

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Kathy Gyngell
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