Part 1

First transmitted in 1989, this is the first part of a programme that follows the progress of 29 men who want to be Royal Marine Officers. After arriving at Commando Training Centre, Devon, they find that their fortitude is tested to the very limits as they undertake the All Arms Commando Course to earn their green berets.

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50 minutes

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Wed 28 Jun 1989 21:35

BBC Four British Armed Forces Collection

BBC Four British Armed Forces Collection
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Role Contributor
DirectorIan Wooldridge
NarratorIan Wooldridge
ProducerMichael Begg
Film EditorPaul Willey
Film EditorBeverley Pope
SoundSteve Hudson
SoundArthur Chesterman
SoundLes Honess
SoundGeoff Tookey
Camera OperatorDerek Banks
Camera OperatorIan Dabbs
Camera OperatorMike Spooner
Camera OperatorAlexander Todhope

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