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Soldier, Soldier

3. Reel History of Britain: Soldier, Soldier

In Preston, Melvyn Bragg looks back to the First World War.

The Lost Platoon

3. Our War: Series 2, The Lost Platoon

How a Welsh Guards platoon fell into a deadly ambush just yards from their patrol base.

The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

4. Regimental Stories: The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

How the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards is inspired by the daring charges of its cavalry past.

The Coldstream Guards

5. Regimental Stories: The Coldstream Guards

How the Coldstream Guards are still motivated by a history which stretches back centuries.

Officer Class

3. Sandhurst: Officer Class

With the end in sight but the prospect of being 'back termed' present, the stakes go up.

Countdown to Afghanistan

3. Young Soldiers: Countdown to Afghanistan

Some of the recruits question their decision of joining the army at such a dangerous time.

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

2. Young Soldiers: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Some of the recruits question their decision of joining the army at such a dangerous time.

The Shock of Capture

1. Young Soldiers: The Shock of Capture

The first five weeks of the new recruits' basic training course in Catterick proves tough.

Episode 2

2. Harry's Arctic Heroes: Episode 2

160 miles from the geographic North Pole, the soldiers are tested to the limit.

Episode 1

1. Harry's Arctic Heroes: Episode 1

Four severely-injured Afghan veterans attempt an unsupported trek to the North Pole.

Walter's War

Walter's War

Drama about the first black commissioned officer to lead British troops during WW1.