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Having trained for a month of Lympstone’s notorious assault course, 174 troop take it on for real, moving one step closer to the realities of frontline fighting.

Episodes

Episode 1

Episode 1

56 new recruits arrive at Lympstone for their first day of military training. They are put in a 60-bed dorm where every waking hour is controlled by their drill instructor.

Episode 2

Episode 2

If the raw recruits can make it through the next three weeks of training, their families will be invited to witness their progress, plus they will get to visit home.

Episode 3

Episode 3

The marine recruits must complete a tough series of physical challenges in the gym, including three staggeringly high rope climbs. If they fail, they'll have to leave their troop.

Episode 4

Episode 4

The recruits reach the challenging halfway point in training, which is often when many recruits leave the troop, either through failure or giving up, before training steps up a gear.

Episode 5

Episode 5

Having trained for a month of Lympstone's notorious assault course, 174 troops take it on for real, moving one step closer to the realities of frontline fighting.

Episode 6

Episode 6

As the training regime becomes ever more difficult, more and more recruits begin to question whether they want to remain on the course or not.

Episode 7

Episode 7

It is week 30 and after seven months of training the recruits of 169 troop are only two weeks away from receiving their green berets and becoming full-fledged marines.

Episode 8

Episode 8

Troop 169 face their final exercise and toughest test yet - a realistic combat role-play. Mike is hoping to become the fourth green beret in his family, but will he...