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1982 Jan 7 - 1982 Apr 2
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/657
Argentina (Falkland Islands Review Committee (Franks): documentation seen by PM, extracted from PREM19 files and copied to the Committee) (Part 2)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2012 Dec 28
Classification: Top Secret
Page count: 119
Any docs withheld? No

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Datesort descending Value Title
82 Mar 24 Wed Falklands: Carrington minute to MT ("Falkland Islands") ["we may now face the prospect of an early confrontation with Argentina" - MT copy] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 24 Wed Falklands: Carrington minute for Nott ("Falkland Islands: HMS Endurance") [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 25 Thu Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegram 103 to FCO (2004Z) ("South Georgia") [Ambassador's private thoughts on options for resolution - MT copy] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 25 Thu Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegram 105 to FCO (2150Z) ("South Georgia") [gave your message to Costa Mendez; he declined view until he had consulted Galtieri; hoped to reply tonight] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 25 Thu Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegram 101 to FCO (1623Z) ("South Georgia") ["no way in which the Argentines could remove the men, (...) without appearing to have responded to threat"] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 25 Thu Falklands: FCO telegram 569 to UKE Washington (1500Z) ("Illegal Landing on South Georgia") [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 25 Thu Falklands: Governor Falklands telegram 52 to FCO (2101Z) ("South Georgia") [illegal landing - MT copy] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 25 Thu Falklands: FCO minute to No.10 ("South Georgia: Mr Davidoff's Contract") [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 25 Thu Falklands: FCO telegram 568 to UKE Washington (1800Z) ("Illegal Landing on South Georgia") [indications Argentine warships would resist removal of Davidoff landing party] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 26 Fri Falklands: Wiggin minute to Carrington ("Falkland Islands: HMS Endurance") [withdrawal of Endurance can be postponed for up to two months - MT copy] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 26 Fri Falklands: MOD letter to No.10 ("Falkland Islands") [defence implications of Argentine action against the Falkland Islands - MT's copy] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 26 Fri Falklands: HMS Endurance signal to CINCFLEET (1450Z) ("South Georgia") [Argentine party still ashore at Leith; large quantity stores and equipment visible; operation clearly preplanned as ship came from Antarctic not Argentina] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 26 Fri Falklands: Governor Falklands telegram 55 to FCO (1339Z) ("South Georgia") [Bahia Paraiso departed Leith - MT copy] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 28 Sun Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegrams 115-16 to FCO (1500Z) (Costa Mendez message to Carrington - "South Georgia") [HMG's reaction to "peaceful" activities of Argentine workers in South Georgia constitutes "a virtual ultimatum backed by the threat of military force"] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 28 Sun Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegram 115 to FCO (1406Z) ("South Georgia") [UK Ambassador's talks with Argentine Foreign Ministers, Costa Mendez and Ros - MT copy] [released 2013]
82 Mar 28 Sun Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegram 116 to FCO (1500Z) ("South Georgia") [Costa Mendez message to Carrington: "the present situation is the direct result of the persistent lack of recognition [by UK of Argentine claim to Malvinas]" - MT copy] [released 2013]
82 Mar 28 Sun Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegram 117 to FCO (1550Z) ("South Georgia") ["the Argentines intend (...) to let matters ride while they build up their naval strength in the area" - MT copy] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 28 Sun Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegram 115 to FCO (1406Z) ("South Georgia") [Argentine message says that "we are making too much fuss over a matter in admittedly disputed territory" - MT copy] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 28 Sun Falklands: Governor Falklands telegram 58 to FCO (1855Z) ("South Georgia") [appalled at the arrogance of Costa Mendez's message - MT copy] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 29 Mon Falklands: Nott minute to MT (options for deployment of naval vessels to the Falklands) [declassified 2012]