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1982 May 5 - 1982 May 14
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/647
Argentina (Falklands: sensitive briefing) (Part 5)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2012 Dec 28
Classification: Secret
Page count: 138
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82 May 14 Fr Minor Falklands: FCO minute to No.10 (OD(SA) meeting: list of attendees) [Chequers meeting 10am Sunday 16 May] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 May 11 Tu Major Falklands: FCO Sitrep (0630Z) (11 May 1982. 0730) [Haig's views, UN] [declassified 2012]
82 May 10 Mo Major Falklands: FCO telegram 377 to UKMIS New York (1455Z) ("Falklands") ["I endorse...your insistence on smoking the Argentines out on the question of sovereignty"] [declassified 2012]
82 May 6 Th Major Falklands: Havers minute to MT (Argentine aircraft carrier) [Havers advises on legality of proposed attack: "[Carrier] must...have approached our forces in such circumstances as to make her a threat and therefore a legitimate target"] [declassified 2012]
82 May 12 We Major Falklands: HMS Hermes signal to CTF 317 (1800Z) ("Operation Corporate - Incident") [rescue of crew from downed helicopter] [declassified 2012]
82 May 12 We Major Falklands: HMS Brilliant message to CTF 317.8 (2130Z) ("Operation Corporate") [account of attacks on Brilliant and Glasgow] [declassified 2012]
82 May 12 We Major Falklands: HMS Glasgow messages to CTF 317.8 (2011Z) (report of bomb damage to Glasgow) [declassified 2012]
82 May 12 We Major Falklands: Nott letter to French Defence Minister Hernu (1730Z) (regret at UK press reports criticising France for providing weapons to Argentina) [declassified 2012]
82 May 14 Fr Major Falklands: Pym memorandum circulated to OD(SA) Committee - OD(SA)(82) 51 (Falkland Islands: The New York Negotiations) [text as annotated by MT] [declassified 2012]
82 May 5 We Major Falklands: Pym minute to MT (Argentine aircraft carrier) ["so long as the carrier is on its present course and in its present posture, our justification for attacking it would be questionable"] [declassified 2012]
82 May 10 Mo Major Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 1686 to FCO (1620Z) ("Falklands") [Henderson meets with Haig; Costa Mendez "masterminded" South Georgia invasion; Soviet involvement] [declassified 2012]
82 May 10 Mo Major Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 1690 to FCO (2340Z) ("Falklands") [prospect of US peace guarantee for Falklands] [declassified 2012]
82 May 11 Tu Major Falklands: UKMIS New York telegram 704 to FCO (0141Z) ("Falklands") [negotiations with and proposals of Perez de Cuellar] [declassified 2012]
82 May 13 Th Major Falklands: Wade-Gery briefing for MT (0700Z) ("The Falklands: Military Briefing - Friday 8th May, 8 am in the Cabinet Office Briefing Room") [planning Falklands landings] [declassified 2012]
82 May 14 Fr Major Falklands: Whitmore note to MT ("Meeting of OD(SA) on Tuesday 18 May") [18 May meeting of OD(SA) is "a critical one", "given the decision which we at present think Ministers will have to take on that occasion" Lewin asks that all three Chiefs of Staff attend alongside him; MT approves] [declassified 2012]