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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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82 Mar 25 Thu Falklands: FCO minute to No.10 ("South Georgia: Mr Davidoff's Contract") [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 30 Tue Falklands: FCO minute to No.10 ("South Georgia: Mr Davidoff's Contract") [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 29 Mon Falklands: Brittan letter for Carrington ("Falkland Islands") [contingency planning for a sea service] [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 24 Wed Falklands: MODUK signal to CINCFLEET (1702Z) ("For ACOS(O) from DNOT") ["Foreign Secretary has requested formulation of contingency plan to extend current deployment of HMS Endurance"] [declassified Jun 2017]
82 Mar 25 Thu Falklands: Governor Falklands telegram 49 to FCO (1327Z) ("Illegal landing on South Georgia") [Grytviken reports Argentine ship believed Bahia Paraiso now at Leith] [declassified Jun 2017]
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 - unredacted version] [declassified Jun 2017]
82 Mar 25 Thu Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegram 104 to FCO (2005Z) ("South Georgia: Argentine press treatment") [Argentine press today highlights reports from London that HMS Endurance is en route for South Georgia, but tone calmer] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 26 Fri Falklands: UKE Brasilia telegram 51 to FCO (1230Z) ("South Georgia") [asks for telegrams to be copied to UKE Brasilia so as to give Brazilian government "our version of events" and prevent them automatically lining up with the Argentinians] [declassified Jun 2017]
82 Mar 26 Fri Falklands: Governor Falklands telegram 57 to FCO (1909Z) ("Incidents at LADE office") [conversation between Governor and Vice-Comodoro Gamen] [declassified Jun 2017]
82 Mar 24 Wed Falklands: GCHQ signal to ?No.10 (2313Z) (intelligence report) [document closed; included here to indicate timing; possibly information that Argentine ships had been despatched to intercept HMS Endurance] [not declassified 2012; closed under Section 3:4]
82 Mar 3 Wed Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegram 60 to FCO (1735Z) ("Falklands Talks: Argentine Press Comment") [MT: "We must make contingency plans"] [declassified 2012]
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 31 Wed Falklands: MT message to President Reagan (2025Z) (intelligence reports Argentine navy preparing to invade) [MT asks Reagan to intervene with Galtieri] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 2 Fri Falklands: President Reagan letter to MT (0245Z) (Reagan phone call to Galtieri) [just spoken with Galtieri: "he left me with the clear impression that he has embarked on a course of armed conflict"] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 2 Tue Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 671 to FCO (0030Z) ("Falkland Islands") [Luce meeting with Enders] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 2 Tue Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegram 57 to FCO (1742Z) ("Falklands Talks: Argentine Press Comment") [separate Argentine statement undercuts agreed communique - MT copy] [declassified 2012]