Episode 5

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Remembrance Week, Series 3 Episode 5 of 5

Duration: 45 minutes

Following the tremendous success of the first and second series, Remembrance Week returns to BBC One in the week leading up to Remembrance Sunday with more incredible stories of courage, emotion and sacrifice. Gethin Jones is in Afghanistan reflecting upon the duty and dedication of the troops currently serving on the frontline and sharing the heroic war stories from individuals who have fought in past conflicts around the world.

This episode features the moving story of one World War Two veteran as he retraces the journey he made 68 years ago. Gethin visits the state-of-the-art hospital in the heart of Camp Bastion, and we meet a cadet as he prepares to pass out of Sandhurst in its 200th anniversary year.


Gethin Jones
Series Producer
Caroline Matthews


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