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01/05/1982 RAF attacks the Argentine Air Force during Falklands War

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Footage of a Tense Aerial Battle During the Falklands War

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Fighters Over The Falklands

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Harriers in the Falklands War

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Bbc News RAF Bomb Port Stanley Falklands 1982

During the 1982 Falklands War, Operations Black Buck 1 to Black Buck 7 were a series of seven extremely long-range ground attack missions by Royal Air Force Vulcan bombers against Argentine positions in the Falkland Islands. The raids were the longest-ranged bombing raids in history at that time.
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    • Essentials 

    • Participants 

    • Failed diplomacy 

    • The Argentine junta 

    • Argentine invasion 

    • Initial British response 

    • United Nations Security Council Resolution 502 

    • Position of third-party countries 

    • British task force 

    • Recapture of South Georgia and the attack on ''Santa Fe'' 

    • Black Buck raids 

    • Escalation of the air war 

    • Sinking of ARA ''General Belgrano'' 

    • Sinking of HMS ''Sheffield'' 

    • Diplomatic activity 

    • Special forces operations 

    • Air and sea battles 

    • San Carlos – Bomb Alley 

    • Goose Green 

    • Special forces on Mount Kent 

    • Bluff Cove and Fitzroy 

    • Fall of Stanley 

    • Recapture of South Sandwich Islands 

    • Casualties 

    • Red Cross Box 

    • British casualty evacuation 

    • Aftermath 

    • Military analysis 

    • Memorials 

    • Minefields 

    • Argentina 

    • United Kingdom 

    • Cultural impact