On This Day … 10 September [2022]

People (Births) 1960 – Colin Firth, English actor and producer. 1984 – Harry Treadaway, English actor. People (Deaths) 2011 – Cliff Robertson, American actor (b. 1923). 2012 – Lance LeGault, American actor and stuntman (b. 1935). Colin Firth Colin Andrew Firth CBE (born 10 September 1960) is an English actor. He was identified in the… Read More

Falklands War: The Forgotten Battle (2022)

Introduction Ben Fogle uncovers the untold story of a small garrison of Royal Marines and the battle they fought against near-impossible odds during the Falklands War. Throughout the programme, Ben hears from veterans of Naval Party 8901 who, with fewer than 70 lightly armed men, were left to face an Argentine invading force some ten… Read More

Falklands War: The Untold Story (2022)

Introduction Documentary examining the 1982 Falklands War 40 years on. Refer to Falklands War: The Untold Story (1987). Outline The head of the SAS in the Falklands, Sir Michael Rose, speaks publicly for the first time about the war, and how the British task force came close to defeat. Plus, ground troops and senior commanders,… Read More

20th Century Battlefields (2007): S01E07 – 1982 Falklands

Introduction 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… Read More