Peter Snow tells the stories of major battles of the 20th Century in the big picture, while his son, Dan, explores the details.
Outline Series 01, Episode 07
Covers the Falklands War from start to finish.
Beginning with the invasion of the island, it then details all major engagements of the conflict from the sinking of General Belgrano, the sinking of HMS Sheffield, the British landing on the Falklands, Battle of Goose Green, and finally the battle for Stanley.
Dan Snow practices night fighting with the British Army.
20th Century Battlefields Series
- Episode 01: 1918 Western Front.
- Episode 02: 1942 Midway.
- Episode 03: 1942 Stalingrad.
- Episode 04: 1951 Korea.
- Episode 05: 1968 Vietnam.
- Episode 06: 1973 Middle East.
- Episode 07: 1982 Falklands.
- Episode 08: 1991 Gulf War.
Production & Filming Details
- Director: Paul McGuigan.
- Producers: Danielle Peck amd Ben Lawrie.
- Production: BBC.
- Distributor: BBC.
- Released Date: 16 July 2007 (UK).
- Running time: 60 minutes.
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.