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Posted on Wednesday 21st March

The Duke of Cambridge has now returned to Britain after a routine six-week tour to the Falkland Islands.

The prince's deployment as an RAF helicopter search and rescue pilot caused a diplomatic row with Argentina, amid tensions between Argentina and the UK as the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War approaches.

The prince's tour was viewed as provocation by leaders in Buenos Aires, who claim that the Falklands are occupied Argentine territory. UK Foreign Secretary, William Hague, has said there is nothing provocative about 'routine military movements'.

A spokesman for St James's Palace said that Prince William will now have 'a short period of leave like the rest of his crew, before returning to work at RAF Valley.'

Further Reading

Argentine Fight for the Falklands

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Argentine Fight for the Falklands

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by Martin Middlebrook

Martin Middlebrook is the only British historian to have been granted open access to the Argentines who planned and fought the Falklands War. It ranks with Liddell Hart's The Other Side of the Hill in analysing and understanding the military thinking and strategies of Britain's sometime enemy, and is essential reading for all who wish to understand the workings of military minds.

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