My Falklands War Falkland War 1982 The Falkland Islands had been under British control since 1833, but Argentina had become increasingly anxious to acquire them. On 19 March 1982 a group of Argentine scrap metal merchants landed on South Georgia, and this was followed on 2 April by full invasion. The British government acted swiftly, […]
Brian Hanrahan, who died on December 20 aged 61, was a long-serving and much-respected foreign correspondent for the BBC and became a familiar face to television viewers during the Falklands war in 1982.
The full story of HMS Leopard,s first commission. The lone Guardship for the South Atlantic. Includes the 1000+ mile trip up the River Amazon.