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Unformatted text preview: British Frozen Rocks With Penguins And Landmines Oh, we need the Falkland Islands... for strategic sheep purposes! Eddie Izzard Frozen rocks , penguins , and land mines ... Always a winning combination, isn't it? ...Don't answer that. Anyway: The Falkland Islands are a British overseas territory, located just off South America. It's most famous for The Falklands War , although there was also a notable naval battle there at the beginning of World War One . The Falklands War significantly increased the fame (or notoriety) of the Exocet anti-ship missile. Who settled the island first (there are no natives) is a vexed question, as numerous theoretical claims overlapped and everyone tried to act on them at about the same time: Britain? Spain? France? USA? Argentina? The Argentines want the islands, or wanted them (there is dispute about whether the military junta which went to war for them fell because of the war, or because they lost). But the fact on the ground is that the people on the islands are British citizens and the they lost)....
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Winter '09 term at Broward College.
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