During the conflict between Argentina and Britain over the Falkland Islands or Malvinas Islands, in May 1982, the British torpedoes sank the Argentine cruiser General Belgrano. This was the largest casualty of war – over 300 Argentinians were killed. Its sinking was controversial for many years. Dario Volonte, an 18-year-old Argentinian singer of opera, was one of the survivors.
Witness History: Stories from the past told by those who lived them.