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09/01/1983 British PM Margaret Thatcher visits Falkland Islands

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Margaret Thatcher's victory in the Falklands

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Bronze bust of former UK PM Margaret Thatcher unveiled in Port Stanley

Mrs. Thatcher's visit of islanders, touring the battle grounds of last year's 74-day war with Argentina, and a warning that Britain will defend the Falklands for a very long time. It was secret flight to avoid possible Argentine interference. Thatcher’s leadership during the war ensured that the Falklands were liberated.