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In the Highest Tradition - Episode 2

First transmitted in 1989. The second episode in a six-part series which delves into the world of regimental tradition includes the eating of a raw rose in one battalion's mess.

First transmitted in 1989, this is the second in a six-part series which delves into the world of regimental tradition. This episode includes the story of Millie the Mule and just why a rose is still eaten, raw, in one battalion’s mess. It also features the ‘White Helmets’, a team of motor cycle stunt riders. One team of retired soldiers has an average age of 74 years but they still meet up to perform stunts in front of their successors.

  • Broadcast on BBC Two, 8:00PM Mon, 13 Nov 1989
  • Available until 12:00AM Fri, 1 Jan 2038
  • First broadcast BBC Two, 8:00PM Mon, 13 Nov 1989
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  • Duration 29 minutes

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