Videos tagged with argentina

Argentine Crisis of 2001

Argentine Crisis of 2001

Monica tells me about the Argentine Crisis of 2001. What it was like to live through it, how the people reacted and how it affected her.

Lucas Rudd's

Lucas Rudd's "Who DO You Think You Are?"

As part of their "Heritage Day" the pupils at the King Alfred School in Golders Green were asked to find out what they could about their own family background. It turned out that Lucas seemed to have ancestors from half the countries of the globe! He gave an outline to the head teacher, Dawn Moore.

Being a small boy in Austria when the Germans invaded

Being a small boy in Austria when the Germans invaded

Harry Stevens was born in 1924 in Austria. His father was Jewish and so was persecuted by the Nazis when they invaded. Harry was 14 when he was put on a train by his parents, and wouldn't see them again for 7 years. Others were much less fortunate. He tells his story to the children of the King Alfred School at their Heritage Day. Part 2 follows.....

DEFUSING A BOMB ON HMS ARGONAUT Falklands War

DEFUSING A BOMB ON HMS ARGONAUT Falklands War

A mere day after arriving in the Falklands Bomb disposal Sergeant Major John Phillips and his colleague Staff Sergeant James Prescott were tasked to HMS Argonaut which had been hit by 2 bombs. He he remembers how he got from the ship he was on the Canberra to the Argonaut and that when he saw the bomb, it was actually a British make...

HMS COVENTRY ATTACKED Part 2 Falklands War

HMS COVENTRY ATTACKED Part 2 Falklands War

On 25th May 1982, one of Argentina's National days, HMS Coventry, accompanied by HMS Broadsword was ordered to take up position in Falkland Sound to act as a decoy to draw away Argentinian aircraft from other ships at San Carlos Bay. But Coventry was attacked...and David Wood was onboard. Here he describes the aftermath, abandoning ship, and how what happened will never leave him.