Simon Weston: Falklands were worth defending
2 April 2012 Last updated at 08:08 BST
In June 1982, Britain's Falklands campaign suffered a disaster when the landing craft RFA Sir Galahad and RFA Sir Tristram were bombed, killing more than 50 and injuring 150 men.
Simon Weston was a Welsh Guard on board the Sir Galahad and suffered terrible injuries.
On the 30th anniversary of the Argentine invasion, he told the BBC "I always believe... people's right to self-determination is worth defending.
"You've only got to go to the Islands and meet the islanders and understand what it means for them."