The series chronicles the process a groups of individuals follow through selection and training for the British Army’s infamous Parachute Regiment.
P Company is the brutal test week of their course. In the most important five days of their training, the recruits are forced through one muscular trial after another. Events include the Trainasium, a 60-foot high aerial assault course; the Log Race, where they must haul a telegraph pole over two miles of unforgiving terrain; and Milling, a form of boxing unique to the Paras where recruits are forbidden to duck and dive and must take the hits.
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.