''The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war,no matter how justified,shall be directly proportional as to how they perceive the veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation'' --George Washington--
Monday, 5 August 2013
Falklands Admiral Sir Sandy Woodward dies aged 81
Admiral Sir John “Sandy” Woodward, who led the Navy task force to retake the Falkland Islands, has died aged 81.Admiral Woodward commanded the naval force sent by Margaret Thatcher to the islands after they were invaded by Argentina in 1982.
Later he was an outspoken opponent of Government cuts to the Navy and warned Britain no longer had a large enough fleet to launch a similar operation.His daughter said he died after a long illness. Read More HERE R.I.P.