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Book Review: The Battle For The Falklands

The Battle For The Falklands, by Max Hastings and Simon Jenkins If this book is the most thorough book I have ever read on the Falklands war and on the lack of decisiveness regarding how it was fought and how … Continue reading

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Album Review: Live In Buenos Aires

Live In Buenos Aires, by Coldplay I happen to have gotten this album as a gift because the person who bought it was not very fond of it at all.  That said, if you are fond of Coldplay, this album … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Operation Finale

Around a decade or so ago I won some free tickets to a World War II chase movie that was, as these things go, based on a true story.  In watching this film, I felt a similar set of complex … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Damn Close-Run Thing

A Damn Close-Run Thing: A Brief History Of The Falklands War, by Russell Phillips As someone with an interest in the Falklands Islands [1], and who is slightly familiar with the writings of its author [2], this book does what … Continue reading

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How Long Can The United Kingdom Retain Control Over The Falkland Islands?

One of the rare successes for British arms in the past fifty years took place in 1982, when the United Kingdom successfully regained control over the Falkland Islands (which Argentina calls Las Islas Malvinas) in a hard-fought victory with significant … Continue reading

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