09/01/1983 British PM Margaret Thatcher visits Falkland Islands
Margaret Thatcher's victory in the Falklands
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.