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Falklands War

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Falklands War

  1. 1. Falkland War12A Terry NAM
  2. 2. S ot id oCip h rV e lClick Here
  3. 3. F la d W r al s a kn• Argentina - United Kingdom April 2nd, 1982 - June 14th, 1982• Falklands War (South Georgia and the South Sandwich islands and surrounding sea and airplace) Limited Wars
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  5. 5. [ ]C ue 1 a ss• (1) Long Term (2) Short Term• (3) Immediate (4) So on...
  6. 6. ( )L n T r C ue1 o g em a sLongstanding territorial dispute between Argentinaand the UK over the sovereignty of the islands.
  7. 7. ( )S ot emC ue2 h rT r a sBad circumstances in both countries.
  8. 8. - a C c m t c in B d iru s n e ate K hUHigh unemployment rate
  9. 9. - a cc m t c in B d iru s n e aAg nin re taCollapse of Economy
  10. 10. ( )I m d t C ue3 m e ia a s eMilitary
  11. 11. - il r in re ta Mit y Ag nin aAdmiral Anaya pressured Galtieri for an invasion
  12. 12. - il r in h Bit Mit y te r in a aSir Henry Leach suggested to Thatcher that Britaincould retake falklands.
  13. 13. ( )S o ... 4 on• No Religious Cause Ideological Cause• Political Cause
  14. 14. [ ]N tr 2 a eu• (1) Technical Development (2) Tactics & Strategies -Air, Land, and Sea• (5) Resistance Movement (6) Others’ Invovlements
  15. 15. ( )T c n a1 eh iclD vl m n ee p e t oCommunication : Satellite CommunicationsTerminal Technology (SCOT)
  16. 16. ( )T c s Srt ie - 2 at & t e s ic ag Air Air• Argentina : defend their position• UK : gain control of the air around Falkland Island
  17. 17. ( )T c s Srt ie - 3 at & t e s ic ag Ln ad• (1)Argentina : defend their position + advantage• (2)UK : land their troops on the land
  18. 18. ( )T c s Srt ie -4 at & t e s ic agSa eSa e• *UK : -gain control of sea around falklands. -make amphibious landing on ground f forces. Navy Power - why so significant in this war?
  19. 19. ( )R s t c 5 eis n e a M vm ns oe e t• (1) Key : Help from the United States• (2) UN
  20. 20. - e :U A Ky S• USA bound to the UK : North Atlantic Treaty Organization USA bound to Argentina : Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assisance• ”Argentina, stop it” --> rejected --> stayed neutral -->supported the UK
  21. 21. ( )Oh r I ol e t 6 tes n v m ns ’ v e• European Community (apart from Spain) *French Peru• Chile• Colombia• the Soviet Union? Cuba & Bolivia?
  22. 22. [ ]Ef t 3 fces• (1) Treaties & Settlements (2) Political Change• (3) Economic & Social Repercussions
  23. 23. ( )Tets 1 ra &ie S t m ns e l et te• (1) 1990• (2) Continued?
  24. 24. ( )P l ac a g s 2 o iclh n e it• (1) Argentina : bad• (2) UK : good
  25. 25. ( )E o o ic S c l 3 c n m & o ia R p rus n e ec sio s• Worse economic situation in Argentina Social Problem in the UK• Casualties
  26. 26. F la d W r s a l s a v. kn K ra W r oen a Causes Similarities (1) many foreign countries were invovled• Differences (1) UN supported S.Korea <-> tried to mediate (2) Ideological conflict <-> No idelogical conflict (3) Different political reasons
  27. 27. F la d W r s a l s a v. kn K ra W r oen a• Nature/Effects Similarities (1) Technologies (2) Great Destruction in economy (3) Weakness of the UK (4) Controversial ending• Differences (1) Limited / Total / Proxy / Civil War <-> Limited (2) Death (3) Homefront (4) Boosted other’s economy <-> No effect (5) War hasn’t ended <-> War ended

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