Episode 3: Small Lies Big Lies

The Belgrano Diary

11-04-2024 • 51 mins

Lieutenant Sethia quits the navy and moves to the Caribbean. He thinks the Falklands War is behind him, but back in the UK, an eccentric, anti-war MP notices a discrepancy in the government’s account of the sinking and starts to investigate.

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