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First transmitted in 1985, this series follows the progress of 25 prospective members of the Mountain and Arctic Warfare Cadre (MAWC), a specialist unit of the Royal Marines.

First transmitted in 1985, this series follows the progress of 25 prospective members of the Mountain and Arctic Warfare Cadre (MAWC), a specialist unit of the Royal Marines. We follow their training as they experience the extreme environments that they will face in combat. This programme follows the candidates as they learn to live off the land on a remote Hebridean Isle with little more than a knife, a Billy Can and their initiative to help them survive.

Archive First shown: 21 May 1985
Available for over a year Why? Duration 34 mins