Thirty years ago today, a 200-mile exclusion-zone was put around the Falkland Islands.
Royal Artillery veteran Nigel Wright looks back at the Falklands War
It's thirty years since Argentina invaded the Falkland islands. One army medic who served in the conflict recalls what it was like.
It's thirty years since Argentina invaded the Falklands. The war that followed lasted 74 days and resulted in the deaths of 255 British servicemen and 650 Argentines.
Nigel Wright from Loughborough in Leicestershire was part of the Task Force sent to liberate the islanders. In the second of our special series to mark the anniversary he tells our correspondent Jane Hesketh what the war was like for a 20-year-old serving with the Royal Artillery.
Former bomb disposal officer John Phillips from Coventry lost his left arm when an unexploded bomb blew up on HMS Antelope. The blast killed his friend Jim.
A new memorial to commemorate the 255 casualties of the Falklands War is under construction at The National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.
Today is the day of 30th anniversary of The Falklands War.
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