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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.

Archive First shown: 11 Jun 1985
Available for over a year Why? Duration 30 mins