Warfare in News


Posted on Thursday 3rd May

A new book from a Falklands-born author and journalist, Graham Bound, has been recommended as Soldier magazine's Pick of the Month and described as 'timely and very readable'.

Fortress Falklands gives an Islander's insight into the Falklands War of 1982 and how the Islands have changed in the 30 years since the conflict took place, and why they might be once again at the centre of another South Atlantic crisis.

Graham Bound, a former Soldier reporter and the founder of the Falklands' only newspaper Penguin NEws, has written extensively about the 1982 war, he is also the author of .

Further Reading

Fortress Falklands

Only £19.99

Fortress Falklands

(Paperback - 232 pages)
by Graham Bound

Since the war of 1982, the 3,000 people who live in the remote Falkland Islands have replaced traditional colonial rule with their own autonomous government, and become wealthy from the sale of fishing licences. Now oil has been discovered, and it promises almost unimaginable wealth. Money has already transformed this tiny society – not always for the better. But home-grown challenges are as nothing compared to the threat from their neighbour, Argentina.


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