By Will Fowler, Mike Chappell
At the evening of 1вЂ“2 April 1982, the Argentinian Junta led by way of Gen. Leopoldo Galtieri made its circulate opposed to the Falkland Islands. On three April British major Minister Mrs. Margaret Thatcher confronted an appalled and livid residence of Commons to announce that Argentine military had landed on British sovereign territory; had captured the boys of Royal Marine detachment NP8901; had run up the Argentine flag at govt condominium; and had declared the islands and their inhabitants to be Argentine. This soaking up textual content by means of William Fowler info the land forces that contested the Falklands conflict.
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H3 & H4: Teniente and enlisted man, Marine Commandos Mountain and Arctic Warfare cadre (an elite subunit) spotted a helicopter-inserted team of 16 men of Argentine Marine Commando Company 602 operating from a building known as Top Malo House near Mt. Simon. As Harrier strikes were not available, they 'took out' the enemy in a classic infantry attack. Nineteen Royal Marines attacked the 16 Argentine Marines, driving them out of the cover of the house with 66mm rockets and then engaging them in the open.