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Discover the Falkland Islands

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Falkland Islands: they're like rural England (accents, fog, cold and all) but with penguins! Right off the coast of Argentina. If Argentina ever stops threatening to invade I'd love to go there.

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Black Buck Buddies by Ivan Berryman - It is ironic that, just as the RAF were beginning to retire or re-assign their ageing force of V-bombers, the situation in the Falkland Islands called for a long-distance bombing mission to disable the runway at Port Stanley which now threatened to become an operational fighter base for the Argentine Air Force. Flying a round trip of some 8,000 miles, it was necessary for Avro Vulcan XM607 to refuel several times from a fleet of Victor tankers who…

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