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Royal Marines on South Georgia just moments before going into action against the invading Argentinian's.<br />
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The warning note that sparked the countdown to the Falklands War is on sale for a staggering £24,000.<br />
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It captures the moment the governor of the British Protectorate Sir Rex Hunt demanded Argentinian troops leave the remote Atlantic island of South Georgia.  <br />
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Little did he know weeks later the islands would erupt in bloody fighting and 255 British troops would be dead.