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War and diplomacy [electronic resource] / Sir Lawrence Freedman.

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Author/Creator:
Freedman, Lawrence.
Publication:
London : Routledge, 2005.
Series:
Government official history series.
Whitehall histories: Government official history series, 1474-8398
The official history of the Falklands Campaign ; 2
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (812 p.)
Subjects:
Falkland Islands War, 1982.
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth II, 1952-
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In this official history of the Falklands Campaign, Lawrence Freedman provides a detailed and authoritative account of one of the most extraordinary periods in recent British political history and a vivid portrayal of a government at war.After the shock of the Argentine invasion of the Falklands in April 1982, Margaret Thatcher faced the crisis that came to define her premiership as she determined to recover the islands. Freedman covers all aspects of the campaign - economic and diplomatic as well as military - and demonstrates the extent of the gamble that the government took. Th
Contents:
HALF-TITLE; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; ILLUSTRATIONS; INTRODUCTION; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; SECTION ONE; 1: AT WAR; 2: RESPONSE; 3: RESOLUTION 502; 4: THE TASK FORCE; 5:FIRST ASSESSMENTS; 6: RULES OF ENGAGEMENT; 7: NON-MILITARY PRESSURE; 8: AGAINST BRITAIN; SECTION TWO; 9: OPTIONS FOR A SETTLEMENT; 10: HAIG'S FIRST VISIT; 11: HAIG'S SECOND VISIT; 12: THE HAIG MISSION CONCLUDES; 13: AFTER HAIG; SECTION THREE; 14: OPERATION SUTTON; 15: THREATS TO THE TASK FORCE; 17: PARAQUET IN TROUBLE; 18: THE BATTLE FOR SOUTH GEORGIA; 19: THE CARRIER ISSUE; 20: HOSTILITIES; 21: THE SINKING OF THE BELGRANO
22: SHEFFIELDSECTION FOUR; 23: THE PERUVIAN INITIATIVE; 24: BACK TO THE UN; 25: THE UN MEDIATION; SECTION FIVE; 26: AMERICAN SUPPORT; 27: CHILE; 28: THE INFORMATION WAR; SECTION SIX; 29: ENFORCING THE EXCLUSION ZONE; 30: THE AIR THREAT; 31: TO SUTTON; 32: THE LANDING; 33: BOMB ALLEY; SECTION SEVEN; 34: INTERNATIONAL OPINION; 35: FINAL DIPLOMACY; SECTION EIGHT; 36: THE CHANGING MILITARY BALANCE; 37: GOOSE GREEN; 38: 3 COMMANDO BRIGADE; 39: FITZROY AND BLUFF COVE; 40: TAKING THE HIGH GROUND; 41: THE FINAL BATTLE; 42: SURRENDER; 43: AFTER VICTORY; 44: FORTRESS FALKLANDS; 45: NEGOTIATIONS
46: DIPLOMATIC FISHING47: THE FRANKS REPORT; 48: LESSONS; 49: THE BELGRANO CONTROVERSY; ENVOI; APPENDICES; DRAFT AGREEMENTS; BRITISH UNITS IN THE FALKLANDS; CASUALTIES; BRITISH GALLANTRY AWARDS 1; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN:
1-135-77583-4
1-280-24091-1
9786610240913
0-203-50785-1
OCLC:
264479879
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