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Falklands: What's On Radio 4 2007
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              Radio 4 marks twenty-five years after the Falklands War 

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A line of British soldiers in camouflage advancing during the Falklands War

Radio 4 broadcasts a series of programmes to mark twenty-five years after the Falklands War.
HMS Sir Galahad is on fire during the Falklands WarTwenty-five years after the Falklands War, Gerry Northam tells the story of the British political and intelligence failures in advance of the Argentine invasion and asks if any lessons could have been learned before the invasion of Iraq.
The WhitehousePeter Snow examines the political, diplomatic and military role played by the United States in the Falklands War of 1982. Archive interviews with key players in Washington reveal profound differences of opinion on Capitol Hill, differences which lingered long after Reagan declared support for Britain.
The Falklands PlayIan Curteis's play, originally pulled by the BBC, tells the inside story of how the Thatcher government went to war to reclaim the Falklands.
Peter SnowPeter Snow presents the intimate audio diaries of Major General Sir David Thorne, Commander on the Falkland Islands immediately after the war.
Bluff Cove from the air, Falkland Islands, scene of fierce fighting during the warArgentinian historian Federico Lorenz, who was just 11 years old in 1982, finally journeys to the islands that still have such a hold on the imagination of his nation.
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