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The end of the Falklands conflict

Duration:
10 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 14 June 2012

Thirty years ago the war ended between Britain and Argentina over the Falkland Islands, which are known in Argentina as the Malvinas Islands .

British forces had defeated Argentinian troops, which had landed on the islands two months earlier.

A British veteran has spoken to Witness about life for British soldiers during the campaign.

(Photo: British troops raising the Union Jack flag during the Falklands War. Credit: Press Association)

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