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The Paras - 3. Basic Wales

First transmitted in 1983. The morale of 480 Platoon has reached its lowest ebb as they put their infantry theory into practice in the bitterly cold and windy Welsh hills.

First transmitted in 1983. The morale of 480 Platoon has reached its lowest ebb as they put the infantry theory learned at Aldershot into practice in the bitterly cold and windy Welsh hills. At the end of the week they are assessed and some continue, some are 'back squaded' and one goes absent without leave.

  • Broadcast on BBC One, 8:30PM Thu, 2 Aug 1984
  • Available until 12:00AM Fri, 1 Jan 2038
  • First broadcast BBC One, 8:30PM Thu, 17 Mar 1983
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  • Duration 30 minutes

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