Falklands veteran returns trumpet seized from Argentine soldier





They last met after a bloody two-day battle in the Falklands as British forces pushed to retake Port Stanley.

Paratrooper Tony Banks had been ordered to strip belongings from Argentine prisoners, including army musician Omar Tabarez who was armed with only a trumpet.

He stowed the instrument in his office after returning to Britain and it lay untouched until last year.

Mr Banks, whose nursing home business is worth an estimated £60m, had always regarded the confiscation as pointless and carried a sense of guilt for nearly three decades....


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