Falkland Islands, 1982

Scope and Content

Material relating to the Falklands Islands conflict 1982, including official statements, press releases, presscuttings, and printed books.

Administrative / Biographical History

Argentine forces invaded the Falkland Islands on 2 April 1982. A British Task Force was despatched on 3 April, the first troops landing at San Carlos Bay on 21 May. Argentine forces surrendered on 14 June following fierce land, sea and air battles.


Mainly chronological

Access Information

Open although advance notice should be given. Access to individual items may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or the Freedom of Information Act.

Acquisition Information

Source of acquisition by ICS unknown.

Other Finding Aids

Catalogued to file level (see link to repository catalogue).

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

A photocopying service is available at the discretion of the ICS Library staff. Copies are supplied solely for research or private study. Requests to publish, or quote from, original material should be made to the Information Resources Manager. Much of the material is Crown Copyright.