Here we have a copy of the Falklands war surrender document signed
General J. J. Moore flew in to Port Stanley at 2300 hours on 14th June, 1982, where General Moore and General Menendez met outside the conference
room. They saluted each other and said that each side had fought well. General Moore said they should get on with things and produced the surrender
documents. Genral Menendez struck 'unconditional' out of the documents. He had been promised that the surrender would be with 'dignity and honour' in
the psy-ops broadcasts. on14 June 1982
Menendez also secured the prompt evacuation of his troops as one of the conditions, but the British did not allow him to insert the words 'Islas Malvinas'
after 'Falklands'. At 2359 the document was formally signed and witnessed by Colonel Pennicott. General Menendez asked if he might join his men on the
airfield where they were to be grouped prior to repatriation. When this was refused, tears formed in his eyes. He was evacuated to HMS Fearless the
For this document a British officer was able to get a copy of this whilst serving in the Falklands in 1983 before the original was returned to the
UK and placed in the Falklands section of the Imperial war museum.
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