Battle of Goose Green – 2 Para against all Odds (28–29th May 1982)

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The Battle of Goose Green was the first land battle of the Falklands War.
Starting in the early hours of the 28th of May and ending the following day, the battle saw men from the British 2nd Battalion of the Parachute Regiment (2 PARA) against an enemy more than three times as numerous.

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Created by Daniel Turner (B.A. (Hons) in History, University College London)
Script: Dejan Milivojevic

Chris Kane

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