74 Days, 2nd edition
An Islander's Diary of the Falklands Occupation
By John Smith
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
214 Pages, Illustrated
First published in 1984, this book is the story of the 1982 occupation as observed and written by a Falklander. This second edition has an updated postscript and previously unpublished photographs.
It is a day-to-day diary account of that period illustrated with more than thirty photgraphs telling us what life was for John Smith, his family and friends during the two and a half month period of occupation by Argentine military forces. Bringing to life the emotions, characters, hardships and humdrum of the days under occupation, it offers us a unique and detailed insight into what was actually like to live during that uncertain time.
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