20th Century Battlefields: 1982 Falklands (2007)

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Peter and Dan Snow embark on a series examining the battles that shaped the world of today. Dan and Peter visit the scenes of some of the 20th century's greatest battles. Combining state-of-the-art computer graphics and real-life experience of what it must have been like to fight, they uncover the story behind these world-defining conflicts. In the Episode 7 - 1982 Falklands - Peter and Dan travel to the Falklands to explore the last battle on British soil, twenty-five years after the war to recapture the islands from Argentina. Covers the Falklands War from start to finish. Beginning with the invasion of the island, it then details all major engagements of the conflict from The Sinking of the Belgrano, The Sinking of the HMS Sheffield, the British landing on the Falklands, Battle of Goose Green, and finally The Battle for Stanley. Dan Snow practices night fighting with the British Army.

 

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