Operation Corporate was the codename given to the 1982 British military involvement in the Falkland Islands during the Falklands War.
The 2 April 1982 Argentine invasion, Operation Rosario, took the British by surprise. The British undertook a series of military operations as a means of recapturing the Falkands from Argentine occupation.
The British counterinvasion was launched on 21 May, the capital city of Stanley fell on 14 June. On the British side 3 civilians and 255 service men were killed, and on the Argentine side 649 service men.
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