Falklands veteran Simon Weston
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Simon Weston: Falklands were worth defending

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."

  • 02 Apr 2012
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