Falklands Combat Medics

Videos
If working in an abandoned slaughterhouse with minimal medical equipment wasn't hard enough, Rick Jolly and his...

Falklands Combat Medics

Bombed, attacked, dangerously low on medical supplies and frequently cut off from the British fleet. Welcome to Ajax Bay - the main Falklands field hospital.

This unit and the men who ran it, including a captured Argentine doctor, dealt with casualties from both sides from every major engagement during the war. They had one clear aim. No casualty, no matter to which side they owed allegiance, no matter how horrifically injured, would be allowed to die on their watch…

The unit was so successful that after the war, the hospital’s senior Surgeon Commander, Dr Rick Jolly, was decorated by both sides; a unique feat for a British serviceman.

These are Falklands Combat Medics - and this is the last untold story of the Falklands War.

Where to Watch

HISTORY

Sky: 529 & 530 (+1)
Virgin Media: 234
BT: 432

H2

Sky: 531
Virgin Media: 236

The World Wars

World War 1 changed them, they then changed the world.

Find out more

Big Rig Bounty Hunters

The dollar sign keeps these truckers hunting.Thursdays 9pm.

Find out more

Barry'd Treasure

Barry Weiss travels around the US checking off items on his bizarre and hilarious bucket list.

Find out more

The World of Tanks

Brought to you by Wargaming.net, proud sponsors of HISTORY.

Find out more

American Pickers

Travel the world with your favourite pickers, Mondays 10pm.

Visit show page

America's Book of Secrets

Discover more about America's history. Mondays 9pm on H2.

Find out more

American Restoration

Transforming the rusty into the regal, brand new episodes Thursdays 10pm.

Find out more

Pawn Stars

Step inside the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop every Monday night from 9pm.

Visit show page

Shipping Wars

Need something shipped, we know the guys to call.

Find out more