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Behind the Lines - 5. Brother To Dragons, Companion to Owls

First transmitted in 1985, the prospective members of the Mountain and Arctic Warfare Cadre (MAWC) learn 'direct action' - planting high-explosive charges on a radio mast.

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. In this episode the trainees in the Mountain and Arctic Warfare Cadre learn 'direct action' - breaking into a fort and planting high-explosive charges on a radio mast; they also get their first taste of Arctic conditions in Norway.

  • Broadcast on BBC Two, 8:30PM Tue, 11 Jun 1985
  • Available until 12:00AM Fri, 1 Jan 2038
  • First broadcast BBC Two, 8:30PM Tue, 11 Jun 1985
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  • Duration 30 minutes

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