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FALKLANDS HERO

Ian McKay - The Last VC of the 20th Century

by John Cooksey

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Published by Pen and Sword .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Australasian & Pacific history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Battles & campaigns,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Australasia, Oceania & Other Land Areas,
  • Falklands,
  • Military - Other,
  • History / Military / Other,
  • Military - World War II

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8953520M
    ISBN 101844154939
    ISBN 109781844154937
    OCLC/WorldCa76364884


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The Falklands War was one of the strangest in British history - 28, men sent to fight for a tiny relic of empire 8, miles from home. At the time, many Britons saw it as a tragic absurdity, but the British victory confirmed the quality of British arms and boosted the political fortunes of the Conservative government.

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