Sir Galahad ablaze
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Falklands at 30: Sir Galahad ablaze

8 June 2012 marks the 30th anniversary of the air attack on the landing ship Sir Galahad in the Falklands war. War correspondent Robert Fox looks back at that day.

It is one of the most iconic images of the Falklands war, the ship Sir Galahad ablaze in Bluff Cove.

8 June 2012 marks the 30th anniversary of the air attack on the landing ship.

56 men lost their lives, the biggest single loss suffered by the British during the conflict.

The war correspondent Robert Fox was one of only a handful of journalists accompanying the task force, his report looks back at the tragic events of that day.

  • 08 Jun
  • From the section UK