Falklands 25 - Building The Fortress

Peter Snow presents the intimate audio diaries of Major General Sir David Thorne, Commander on the Falkland Islands immediately after the war.

His observations offer an unguarded insight into the tensions at the time between the British Government, the military and the Falkland Islanders.

They also reveal the personal pressures on a family man 8,000 miles from home and under intense scrutiny from the world's press.

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Peter Snow presents the intimate audio diaries of Major General Sir David Thorne, Commander on the Falkland Islands immediately after the war.

His observations offer an unguarded insight into the tensions at the time between the British Government, the military and the Falkland Islanders.

They also reveal the personal pressures on a family man 8,000 miles from home and under intense scrutiny from the world's press.