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The Rarely Heard Argentinean View Of The Falklands War Reveals A Very Different Side To The Story

It was April 2, 1982 when the first Argentinean troops set foot on the Falkland Islands. The 84 naval commandoes had made the sea journey from Argentina to the British territory on board the destroyer Santisima Trinidad. They used inflatable motorboats to land on East Falkland, one of the two main islands that form the archipelago. After landing, …

When Museum Staff Opened This Crumpled-Up Parcel, They Discovered A 2,000-Year-Old Secret

Dr. Margaret Maitland was sorting through some of the extensive collection of objects in storage at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh’s Old Town when she came across an unremarkable-looking parcel wrapped in brown paper. And although it didn’t seem very promising and was unlabeled, she decided to unwrap it anyway. When the curator …