The Parachute Regiment and the Falklands War

The Parachute Regiment and the Falklands War

This event has finished Took place on: Saturday, 11th Jun 2022

 £5

Prize-winning historian Helen Parr brings to life the experiences of the paratroopers who fought in the Falklands, and examines the conflict's impact.

The Parachute Regiment played a prominent role in the Falklands War, fighting with distinction at Goose Green and Mount Longdon, and receiving both of the Victoria Crosses awarded for the conflict.

For her 2018 book, 'Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper', Professor Helen Parr drew on the experiences of those who were there and the personal story of her uncle David, who was killed during the fighting.

In this talk, she will demonstrate how the achievements of the Paras transformed their public image, and how the conflict started to shift Britain's relationship with its soldiers, and our attitudes to war.


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2022-06-11 2022-06-11 Europe/London The Parachute Regiment and the Falklands War Prize-winning historian Helen Parr brings to life the experiences of the paratroopers who fought in the Falklands, and examines the conflict's impact. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2022/06/11/the-parachute-regiment-and-the-falklands-war-298304 National Army Museum,Royal Hospital Road, London,London,

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