On 2 April 1982, Argentinian forces invaded the British overseas territory of the Falkland Islands. Three days later the UK dispatched a naval task force to reclaim the islands. Here are 30 photos from the conflict.
British Soldiers from C Company Group, 2nd Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment - The Poachers, end a week of live firing in the Egyptian desert with a combined company attack - including support from mortars, snipers and machine guns. Photo: 2 Royal Anglians - The Poachers
PENTAGON — The U.S. Department of Defense is lauding the British government’s decision to maintain its defense spending to meet NATO suggested targets. “We welcome the U.K. announcement today, that the U.K. government will be spending two percent of its [gross domestic product] now on defense,” Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis told reporters on Wednesday. […]