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The Paras

Synopsis

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A series of seven programmes Written and presented by Glyn Worsnip
2:The Maroon Machine
The recruits of 480 Platoon face their first exercise in the field; they learn how to survive in the open and do their first 'stag' of sentry duty. 'Tabbing' or 'yomping', as the marines called it on the Falklands, becomes a regular means of transport. PRIVATE ANDY CUNNINGHAM commits one of the Army's cardinal sins and finds himself 'tapping the planks'. On the square, the platoon faces a critical test of muscle and memory. But things don't quite go as planned ...
Producer BILL JONES
Executive producer DAVID HARRISON Book (same title), 99.95 from booksellers

Contributors

Presented By: Glyn Worsnip
Unknown: Andy Cunningham
Producer: David Harrison






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