Meet the Red Devils: Parachute Regiment


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This footage is all that remains of the programme that was first transmitted in 1960. Sgt George Brown demonstrates training exercises in a wooded area is known as the 'trainasium'. The aim is for the recruits to overcome a series of physical obstacles which encourage movements of daring and agility. They are also set team challenges aimed at encouraging initiative.


Channel: BBC (Archive)

First Air Date: 27 Sep 1960

Duration: 30 mins


Collection: Army: A Very British Institution (27 programmes)

A collection of BBC programmes about the British Army, featuring classic documentaries and historic events dating back to the 1950s.



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