The Falklands - MiniWars #1

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Iron by Rob Lavinsky

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SS Canberra by David Excoffier

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💬 Comments on the video

"Plus oil was recently found near the island."

US - Why did we never invade these islands

Author — Volpe Where Are You


America’s response to everything:

“Okay here have some weapons”

Author — Brandon Metz


Galtieri: Economy is shit, people are starting to turn against me. I need an easy win. Let's invade that island.
Thatcher: Economy is shit, people are starting to turn against me. I need an easy win. Let's uninvade that island.

Author — KX36


“Oil was found near the Islands”
USA: The Falkland Islands more like Freedom Islands *proceeds to “liberate” the islands*



oversimplified this oversimplified video for you:
*"and since they had more guns they kicked them off the island"*

Author — oreo _


UK: Can I borrow a few guns, mate?
US: Sure, but what are you up to?
UK: The usual...
US: Got it.

Author — A Portrait In Flesh


It's a honor hearing Oversimplified that Gaucho were cool Cowboys

Author — engineer gaming


''The person in charge of the UK at the time was a very sweet-looking old woman, but don't let that decieve you...''

Author — green_eggss


“Oil was found on the island”
USA: Oil you say?

Author — Emperor of Strategy


Argentina: Hey we're going to send a cruiser over to try and sink your ships.
The UK: *sinks it*
Argentina: wtf that's cheating

Author — Reticent


Imagine being a penguin and seeing people fight over your island.

Author — Ag Houser


‘They found the island miserable and rainy just like home!’ Angry British noises

Author — Matt Oliver


I didn't realize how hard-fought this "small" war actually was

Author — Timofei Gerasimov


“Cold wet and miserable, just like home” I died at that moment

Author — R K


This should be made into a song by a Swedish power metal band.

Author — Carlos Rios


Imagine being one of the 3 guys who voted to be in Argentina

Author — Ford Prefect


My grandfather fought in the Falklands War in the 3rd Battalion Paratroop Regimen for the British. I'll be sure to show him this video next time I see him. Very informative.

Author — Daddy David


“We showed Argentina now let’s go and show these.
Make’s us feel tough, and wouldn’t Maggie be pleased”
Pink Floyd ~ Not Now John

Author — Springbok 235


From what I’ve learned from Oversimplified is this
US in war time: Here have some weapons

Author — TheRebelKitten


Kurzgesagt and Oversimplified, = deserve a nobel prize for best content

Author — NightwishTarja