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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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Datesort descending Value Title
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 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 Glasgow messages to CTF 317.8 (2011Z) (report of bomb damage to Glasgow) [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 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 13 Th Major Falklands: Armstrong minute to Whitmore ("Falklands: Decision Timetable") [arrangements for meetings of OD(SA) and decisions on Falklands landings] [declassified 2012]
82 May 14 Fr Major Falklands: Wade-Gery briefing for MT ("Falklands: OD(SA) on 16th May") [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]
82 May 14 Fr Major Falklands: Whitmore minute to MT ("Landing on the Falkland Islands") [concern about weakness of air defence of Task Force ships] [declassified 2012]
82 May 14 Fr Major Falklands: Armstrong minute to MT ("Argentina and the Falkland Islands") [role of intelligence in the lead-up to Argentine invasion of the Falklands] [declassified 2012]
82 May 14 Fr Major Falklands: FCO letter to No.10 (proposed letter to PW Botha regarding South African offer of support facilities) [urges against making letter "warmer"] [declassified 2012]
82 May 14 Fr Major Falklands: MOD letter to Department of Trade ("Non-Combat Aircraft: Contingency Press Release") [declassified 2012]
82 May 14 Fr Major Falklands: Wade-Gery minute to Whitmore ("Argentine Mainland") [Fieldhouse will not seek authority to attack Argentine mainland] [declassified 2012]
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 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]