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The Falklands War: everything you wanted to know

Helen Parr answers listener questions on the conflict that erupted between Britain and Argentina 40 years ago

Published: April 24, 2022 at 12:15 pm

How much of a gamble did sending a task force to the South Atlantic represent for Margaret Thatcher? How close did Britain come to losing the conflict? And did victory change the nation’s relationship with its armed forces? Speaking to Spencer Mizen, Helen Parr answers listener questions about the Falklands War, British troops’ campaign to retake the Falkland Islands four decades ago.

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Spencer MizenProduction Editor, BBC History Magazine

Spencer is production editor of BBC History Magazine

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