This event has finished Took place on: Saturday, 12th Oct 2019
Prize-winning historian Helen Parr brings to life the experiences of the paratroopers who fought in the Falklands War, and examines the conflict's aftermath.
In her book 'Our Boys: The Story of a Falklands Paratrooper', Parr draws on the experiences of the people who were there and the personal story of her uncle David, who was killed during the conflict.
She highlights the prominent role of the Parachute Regiment – fighting key battles and winning both the war's Victoria Crosses – and shows how it transformed their public image.
Join Parr as she brings the conflict to life and examines how it started to shift Britain's relationship with its soldiers, and our attitudes to war.
This event is followed by a book signing with the author.
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Reserve tickets at this website2019-10-12 2019-10-12 Europe/London The Story of a Falklands Paratrooper Historian Helen Parr brings to life the experiences of the paratroopers who fought in the Falklands War https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/10/12/the-story-of-a-falklands-paratrooper-216102 National Army Museum,Royal Hospital Road, London, London,