Falklands War

A conflict between Argentina and the United Kingdom over the Falkland Islands and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, between March and June of 1982.

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  • Falklands War — Map outlining the British recapture of the islands …   Wikipedia

  • Falklands War — Falklands War, the a war in the Falkland Islands between the UK and Argentina in 1982. Both countries say that the Islands belong to them. Argentina wanted control of the Islands, but the British kept control after the war …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Falklands War — (March–June 1982)    An armed conflict between the United Kingdom and Argentina over ownership of the Falkland Islands, also known in Spanish as the Islas Malvinas. The Falklands comprise two large and many small islands in the South Atlantic… …   Glossary of UK Government and Politics

  • Falklands War — a war between Britain and Argentina that took place in the Falkland Islands in 1982. The two countries had disagreed about who the islands belonged to since the early 19th century, and when Argentinian armed forces moved there in 1982, Britain… …   Universalium

  • Falklands War — /fɔkləndz ˈwɔ/ (say fawkluhndz waw) noun an armed conflict between the UK and Argentina from March 1982 until Argentine surrender in June; resulting from Argentine claim to sovereignty of the Falkland Islands …   Australian English dictionary

  • Falklands War — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Falklands War Argentine surrender — The last stage of the Falklands War was the liberation of Port Stanley.With the last natural defence line at Mount Tumbledown breached, the Argentine town defences of Port Stanley began to falter. In the morning gloom, one company commander got… …   Wikipedia

  • Cultural impact of the Falklands War — The cultural impact of the Falklands War spanned several media in both Britain and Argentina. Contents 1 Books 1.1 Non fiction 1.2 Fiction 1.3 Poetry …   Wikipedia

  • Events leading to the Falklands War — There were many events leading to the 1982 Falklands War ( Guerra de Malvinas in Spanish) between the United Kingdom and Argentina over possession of the Falkland Islands ( Islas Malvinas ) and South Georgia ( Georgia del Sur ).BackgroundThe… …   Wikipedia

  • Aftermath of the Falklands War — Remains of a helicopter shot down in South Georgia Island during Falklands War. (Photo taken 1999) Contents 1 Political aftermath …   Wikipedia

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