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  Falklands War
Where are the Falkland Islands?
Why did Argentina invade?
How did Britain react?
What was a key incident during the war?
How did it end?
What's happened since the war finished?

 
Why did Argentina invade?
Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands in April 1982. At that time Argentina had a miltary leadership.

The Argentines claimed the islands had been part of the Spanish Empire and therefore belonged to them.


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