Author Results for Philip Pugh

“The Empire Strikes Back”: the Falklands/Malvinas Campaigns of 1982

By Philip Pugh

The chronology of the Falklands war is recounted with comments on logistical and operational constraints. Historical conclusions arising from the campaign, their intrinsic interest and current relevance are discussed. The ability of navies to maintain a global reach has not been seriously addressed or lessons learned. Expeditionary warfare is expensive. Carrier borne aircraft were unable […] Read More

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