Episode 5

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Remembrance Week, Series 4 Episode 5 of 5

Duration: 45 minutes

Gethin Jones is with the troops in Afghanistan, paying tribute to those who have served and sacrificed for Great Britain. In this final episode, a German refugee tells how his Jewish father inspired him to fight for Britain against the Nazis. A 19-year-old officer from the Korean War speaks for the first time about the horrors of the 'forgotten war'. An extraordinary young vehicle commander in Afghanistan describes the moment he triggered an explosive device and his fight to recover.


Gethin Jones
Executive Producer
Alan Brown


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