The series chronicles the process a groups of individuals follow through selection and training for the British Army’s infamous Parachute Regiment.
The Parachute Regiment has fought with distinction in every conflict since World War Two including Iraq and Afghanistan. In this phase of their training, Athens Platoon must master the essentials of combat fighting. They fire live rounds for the first time; learn how to bayonet an enemy combatant; and endure the effects of a gas canister.
Para Platoon Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 31 October 2014.
- Rating: 16+.
- Running Time: 25 minutes.
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.