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Raising the Flag on the Falklands, 1833

Posted by Brian Vale, on January 7th, 2016

The letter printed here, from Captain James Onslow of HMS Clio, gives a low key account of a routine operation designed to demonstrate British sovereignty over a distant territory and deter interest by other powers.[1] Onslow probably had no idea of the acrimony that his action would cause nor that it would last until the... Become A Member

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