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.
First shown: 8pm 13 Nov 1989