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The Battle for the Falklands Paperback – September 17, 1984
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About the Author
Simon Jenkins is the political editor of the Economist.
Top Customer Reviews
Overall 'The Battle for the Falklands' is an informative book, probably the most rounded account of the war for these small islands. A very interesting read although so much more could have been gained by the inclusionof Hastings', and others, personal accounts.
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The Argentine nvasion Shows one of the biggest mistakes in Argentine history.Published 2 months ago by Federico German Klein
Thoughtful and clear. However it was written fairly soon after the war. It would be interesting to see a revision based on information that might have come to light since.Published 5 months ago by GJ Warner
In the course of writing a campaign analysis of the 1982 Falklands War in graduate school I repeatedly referred to this excellent book. Read morePublished 6 months ago by D. Samuel Coles
A must read for anyone interested in the Falklands war. Both the political and military aspects of the conflict have been dealt with in detail. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Deans
Max Hastings is a fine writer. Some of his books, e.g., "Bomber Command," are masterpieces. Unfortunately for American readers, Mr. Read morePublished 21 months ago by A Purchaser