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Policy: Defence, 1981 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 5

Scope and Contents

Subjects include: Labour's defence policy, particularly on nuclear disarmament; the sinking of the Argentine warship General Belgrano during the Falklands War and the prosecution of the Ministry of Defence official Clive Ponting under the Official Secrets Act after he sent documents on the Belgrano to the MP Tam Dalyell; the replacement of the Nimrod airborne early warning aircraft by the American Boeing E-3 AWACS.


  • 1981 - 1992

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


6.5 archive box(es)

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2009-07-08 16:57:06.340000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
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