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Falklands: MT draft telegram to Galtieri (coming Battle for Port Stanley) ["On my side, grief will be tempered by the knowledge that these men died for freedom, justice, and the rule of law. And on your side? Only you can answer that question"] [declassified 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Document kind: -
Venue: -
Source: PREM19/633 f53
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: This document is undated but relates to discussion at OD(SA) on the morning of 3 June where, after some debate, the decision was made not to send such a message. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here.
Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 1p
Themes: Defence (Falklands War, 1982)