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Story of The British Army

This informative programme gives a fascinating account and vivid insight into the colourful history and traditions of a colossal national army,which has always been well respected for its tremendous fighting and sheer professionalism. It explores the historical background to the key phases of the army's evolution throughout generations, and highlights the stuggles and triumphs of Britain's long-term heroes,through exciting,educational and rare archive footage.

In the Highest Tradition

First transmitted in 1989, this is the first episode in a six-part series which delves into the world of regimental tradition. This programme includes looks at the origins of Emperor Joseph Bonaparte's chamber pot, a druid oration and the story of goat who escaped being eaten to become a regimental mascot.

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