515.Now the offensive operations are almost combined arms operations.
516.British recapture of the Malvinas was a case in point.
517.Before the Malvinas War, the Wartime Cabinet was set up in Britain
518.It dispatched a large task force to enemy-held islands 8000 miles away.
519. There were many difficulties in supply, terrain and weather.
520.British forces succeeded in landing the islands.
521. The Argentine troops were bombed every day by the British heavy air and sea weapons.
522. The Argentine second biggest cruiser was sunk by British torpedoes.
523. The task force bombed the Argentine positions day and night.
524. Meanwhile the British fought psychological warfare against the Argentine soldiers.
525. The Argentine troops surrendered on June 14, the 3rd day of the general assault.
526. The war lasted 73 days.
527.The British made the ultimate triumph.
528.The U.S. preferred neutrality at the beginning.
529.It supported Britain officially afterwards.
530.British task force was allowed to use the U.S. military installations.
531.And British army was provided with fuel, weather information and satellite communications.
Words and Expressions单词和短语
Malvinas n. 马尔维纳斯群岛
Argentine a. 阿根廷的
recapture n. 夺回，收复
cabinet n. 内阁
dispatch vt. 派遣
torpedo n. 鱼雷
psychological a. 心理学上的；心理的
surrender vi. 投降
triumph n. 大胜利
neutrality n. 中立
installations n. 装置，设备