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Time to let Ryan debate rest in peace

1st January, 2011
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Time to let Ryan debate rest in peace

Not too many light-hearted stories came out of the Falklands War, but one did emerge when the fighting was all over. At some point during the 11-week conflict, the inhabitants of the islands gained a reputation in the eyes of the British troops for being, shall we say, less than worldly-wise.

The soldiers began referring to them as Bennies, after Benny Hawkins, the blundering odd-job man who...

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