Chagos Archipelago/Depopulation

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Date1965 - 27 April 1973

At the request of the US, the UK military forced the population of the Chagos Archipelago off their ancestral land so that the USA could construct a military base.

A diplomatic cable by Denis Greenhill


Related Document

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:Depopulation of the Chagos Islands 1965-73book extract12 February 2007Mark Curtis


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