The problem is if the Argies decided to give it another go I don't think it will remain such a "small" war this time. It could have massive worldwide repercussions if it was to kick off. Plus they better wait at least 3 weeks if they do decide to kick off because my hubby will be home for good then!
My Dad was nearly in the Falklands War too but he got sent on his techie's course instead so he got away with not going down. I am thankful he didn't have to go though because it was such a brutal war for our guys. Especially the Army. Poor sods, I certainly don't envy what they had to go through.
Undoubtedly some countries would think it their place to make a big fuss over it all.
As far as I am concerned, they can have their arses kicked as well if they make too much noise.
Hubby was supposed to travel on the Atlantic Conveyer but due to the Herc having engine problems missed the sailing by hours. He then missed it at Ascension Island due to the Herc having to ferry freight. A couple of my hubby's friends were transferred from the Atlantic Conveyor to another ship just before it was hit. Talk about lucky.
Hubby was one of the guys detailed to clear the minefields, during and after the war. He said you could mark them one day and if you left them and returned the next day, due to the soil conditions they had moved and you had to find them all over again to destroy them.
The Argies boobytrapped loads of stuff too, Hubby was detailed to clear a foxhole and his mate went inside and found a trip wire. No problems, erm, well actually there was, because as soon as he started to sort it out my hubby noticed he was standing on another. He had to go into the foxhole with his mate and diffuse it from under him.
Oh what fun!
Let's hope the Argies do not ever think to take the Falklands by force or by any other means for that matter. Or else my Grandson may have to go kick their butts and I will not be best pleased if he has to go to war, ever. (he is joining the Army shortly)