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Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Cabinet papers reveal Thatcher feared Spanish attack on Gibraltar.

The Spanish newspaper El Pais published an interesting article today with an opening paragraph of: 'The Spanish media's support for Argentina's invasion of the Falkland Islands in April 1982 raised British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's fears that rogue elements within the Spanish military might try to seize Gibraltar, prompting her to beef up Britain's military presence on The Rock, newly released Cabinet papers reveal.'

Read the full article here: Cabinet papers reveal Thatcher feared Spanish attack on Gibraltar | In English | EL PAÍS

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