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In the Highest Tradition - Episode 3

First transmitted in 1989, this third episode in a six-part series delving into the world of regimental tradition looks at the role of the Gurkhas in the British Army.

First transmitted in 1989, this third episode in a six-part series delving into the world of regimental tradition looks Gurkhas' history and commitment to the British Army. They swear their oath of allegiance directly to Her Majesty the Queen and continue to revere ‘The Queen’s Truncheon’, which was awarded to them by Queen Victoria in recognition of their service during the Indian Mutiny.

  • Broadcast on BBC Two, 8:00PM Mon, 20 Nov 1989
  • Available until 12:00AM Fri, 1 Jan 2038
  • First broadcast BBC Two, 8:00PM Mon, 20 Nov 1989
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  • Duration 29 minutes

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