Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Special Forces helicopter pilot Colonel Richard Hutchings says: “They claim their war against the British enemy took place on the Argentinian mainland in Patagonia, where 3,000 conscripts operated alongside regulars to protect airfields and aviation fuel dumps at Rio Grande and Rio Gallegos air bases from covert sabotage operations by British Special Forces.
“These conscripts alleged they fought against the SAS and SBS on Argentina’s mainland and say their war service has never been recognised because the very existence of British Special Forces on Argentine soil has long been denied.”Read more HERE
(RG) I knew of an aborted mission on mainland Argentina by Special Forces, but I have my doubts about this?
Monday, 2 March 2015
Sunday, 1 March 2015
Falklands Wars - the History of the Falkland Islands: with particular regard to Spanish and Argentine pretensions and taking some account of South Georgia, the South Sandwich Islands and Britain's Antarctic Territories by Roger Lorton Read more HERE
(RG)Not that is will make any difference to the Argentinians who would argue that black is white.
Saturday, 28 February 2015
Friday, 27 February 2015
(RG) Congratulations L/Cpl Joshua Leakey , you are the epitome of a British soldier.