The Sun newspaper with the headline IT'S WAR following the invasion of the Falkland Islands by Argentina, April 3rd 1982
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Falklands War: Argentina invades islands

Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher tells the House of Commons Argentina has attacked the Falkland Islands.

Other British South Atlantic territories including South Georgia are seized shortly after the capture of Port Stanley.

House of Commons recording from 3 April 1982

  • 23 Mar 2012