Commando: On the Front Line

The Royal Marine Commandos are Britain's elite front line troops, currently fighting a vicious war in Afghanistan. Part of the Royal Navy, they are specialists in expeditionary warfare and have a fearsome reputation, bonded and toughened by a training regime that breaks all but the best. With unprecedented access to this highly respected military force, Commando: On the Front Line provides an insight into the making of a Royal Marine Commando through the gruelling eight-month training regime. The series also follows successful recruits onto the front line in Afghanistan. During this ground-breaking eight-part series, filmed over 12 months, award-winning director Chris Terrill not only follows the 50 raw recruits of 924 Troop: he also trains alongside them. From this unique position inside the training troop as well as the front line company, the series provides an intimate...

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom ITV (2007 - 2007)
Schedule: Thursdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: War
Episodes ordered: 8 episodes

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x08: Royal Marines - To Your Duties!Nov 8, 2007
1x07: Assault at DawnNov 1, 2007
1x06: Operation SparrowhawkOct 25, 2007
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