Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Reagan planned to supply the Royal Navy with Iwo Jima if the Hermes or Invincible were lost
"While publicly claiming neutrality between Argentina and the U.K. during the 1982 Falklands War, President Ronald Reagan’s administration had developed plans to loan a ship to the Royal Navy if it lost one of its aircraft carriers in the war,
former U.S. Secretary of the Navy, John Lehman, told the U.S. Naval Institute on June 26."
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