Forgotten Voices of the Falklands: The Real Story of the Falklands War in the Words of Those Who Were There

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Forgotten Voices of the Falklands: The Real Story of the Falklands War in the Words of Those Who Were There

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Often referred to as a forgotten war, the Falklands conflict was, in actual fact, the first war of the modern age, using satellite surveillance, night observation devices, and all the very latest weaponry military technology had to offer. It was also the first real media war—the publics perception of this far-off conflict mediated by what they saw on their television scre Often referred to as a forgotten war, the Falklands conflict was, in actual fact, the first war of the modern age, using satellite surveillance, night observation devices, and all the very latest weaponry military technology had to offer. It was also the first real media war—the publics perception of this far-off conflict mediated by what they saw on their television screens and read in their newspapers. Drawing upon the vast resources of the Imperial War Museums Sound Archive, and containing previously unpublished material, this work presents the first complete oral history of the Falklands War. From the initial invasion of the islands to the British landings to the Argentinean surrender and its aftermath, the book is a unique and essential chronicle of the conflict from all sides and perspectives, told in the participants own voices.

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Often referred to as a forgotten war, the Falklands conflict was, in actual fact, the first war of the modern age, using satellite surveillance, night observation devices, and all the very latest weaponry military technology had to offer. It was also the first real media war—the publics perception of this far-off conflict mediated by what they saw on their television scre Often referred to as a forgotten war, the Falklands conflict was, in actual fact, the first war of the modern age, using satellite surveillance, night observation devices, and all the very latest weaponry military technology had to offer. It was also the first real media war—the publics perception of this far-off conflict mediated by what they saw on their television screens and read in their newspapers. Drawing upon the vast resources of the Imperial War Museums Sound Archive, and containing previously unpublished material, this work presents the first complete oral history of the Falklands War. From the initial invasion of the islands to the British landings to the Argentinean surrender and its aftermath, the book is a unique and essential chronicle of the conflict from all sides and perspectives, told in the participants own voices.
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Title Forgotten Voices of the Falklands: The Real Story of the Falklands War in the Words of Those Who Were There Height 15.2
Hugh McManners Width 4.1
ISBN-13 9780091908805 Binding Hardcover
ISBN-10 #0091908809 Spine Width
Publisher Ebury Press Pages
Edition 2010 Availability Out Of Stock

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