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Falklands: FCO record of conversations (0400Z - 0850Z) ("Note for the File: Marines at Grytviken") [MT "inclined to favour surrender [of Marine detatchment] in order to prevent pointless loss of life", but persuaded by Nott and Carrington to order resistance with "minimum force"] [declassified 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/614 f163
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 1p
Themes: Defence (Falklands)