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Air War: South Atlantic
Based on personal interviews with British and Argentine pilots and other officers, the authors describe all the
air actions that occurred in the Falkland Islands conflict in the spring of 1982. Even though repetitious and detailed, this
study is valuable.
The Battle for the Falklands
Two journalists who are military experts present a thorough, accurate, and readable account of the Falkland Islands
The Red and Green Life Machine: A Diary of the Falklands Field Hospital
Surgeon Commander Jolly's personal account of the medical aspects of the Falklands War is a valuable contribution to our knowledge of the war.
In this Royal Artillery captain's memoir of the Falkland Islands campaign, McManners describes his daily routines
and provides a personal view of a soldier aboard ships and in battle. Because of his assignment with the 148 Commando Forward
Observation Battery of the Royal Artillery, whose main
purpose was to control naval gunfire, he personally witnessed many significant actions in this campaign.
Operation Corporate: The Falklands War 1982
A master British military historian turns his attention to Great Britain's most recent major military conflict. The result is a readable
and well-researched account of the Falklands War in which he explains the war's origins, mobilization, air warfare, the sinking
of the Belgrano, and the problems of the Royal Navy in providing an effective antimissile defense for its ships. Using quotations
from participants, he also evaluates the land battles.
No Picnic: 3 Commando Brigade in the South Atlantic, 1982
In his personal narrative and campaign description focusing on operations, General Thompson, commanding officer
of 3 Commando Brigade, Royal Marines, describes the actions of his unit from initial alert to the battles for Goose Green
and Port Stanley in the Falklands.