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06/11/2011

Ellie Harrison presents a special remembrance edition of Countryfile looking back at places that have been shaped by war. She discovers how huge military insignia came to be carved into a Wiltshire hillside, before taking to the skies in a classic British warplane, the Tiger Moth.

Matt Baker heads to Sandhurst to see trainee officers being put through their paces. He then goes to Slapton Sands, where 70 years ago soldiers, sailors and airmen were training for D-day.

Adam Henson finds out about the secret role that land workers had in defending the country during the Second World War.

And Julia Bradbury travels to Wales to meet soldiers with a reputation for being some of the fiercest in the British Army.

1 hour

Last on

Mon 14 Nov 2011 00:20
BBC One Northern Ireland only

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterEllie Harrison
PresenterEllie Harrison
PresenterMatt Baker
PresenterMatt Baker
PresenterAdam Henson
PresenterAdam Henson
PresenterJulia Bradbury
PresenterJulia Bradbury
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