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Paratroopers Set For Falklands Deployment

April 03 2012

United Kingdom

The U.K. is sending a battalion of British paratroopers to the Falkland Islands for the first time since the war with Argentina 30 years ago, reports London's Daily Telegraph.

The 3rd Battalion, the Parachute Regiment, is deploying in strength for the first time since the 1982 conflict, in which the unit fought in the Battle of Mount Longdon, considered the most brutal of the campaign.

HMS Dauntless, one of Britain's most advanced warships, is scheduled to sail for the region...

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