Royal Marines Commando School (2014): S01E02 – Quick Fire

Introduction Documentary series with unprecedented behind the scenes access to the The Royal Marines Training Programme. The toughest basic training of any Armed Forces, in the world! 32 weeks to turn raw recruits into the best soldiers in the world! And the first two weeks are among the toughest. YES CORPORAL! Outline If the raw… Read More

Royal Marines Commando School (2014): S01E01 – Shock of Capture

Introduction Documentary series with unprecedented behind the scenes access to the The Royal Marines Training Programme. The toughest basic training of any Armed Forces, in the world! 32 weeks to turn raw recruits into the best soldiers in the world! And the first two weeks are among the toughest. YES CORPORAL! Outline 56 new recruits… Read More

Royal Marines Commando School Documentary Series Overview

Introduction Documentary series with unprecedented behind the scenes access to the The Royal Marines Training Programme. The toughest basic training of any Armed Forces, in the world! 32 weeks to turn raw recruits into the best soldiers in the world! And the first two weeks are among the toughest. YES CORPORAL! Outline The eight-part documentary… Read More

WWII: AirCrash Detectives (2014): S01E06 – Sikorski’s Last Flight

Introduction A documentary series looking at the causes behind catastrophic accidents and training crash incidents during World War Two. Outline 04 July 1943 – 11:07 pm: A plane takes off carrying General Wladyslaw Sikorski, Prime Minister of Poland’s London-based government in exile and Commander-in-Chief of its armed forces, returning from visiting Polish troops in the… Read More

WWII: AirCrash Detectives (2014): S01E05 – Conspiracy or Confusion? The Duke of Kent

Introduction A documentary series looking at the causes behind catastrophic accidents and training crash incidents during World War Two. Outline A Short Sunderland Flying Boat slams into Eagle Rock, a remote hillside in the far north of Scotland, killing fourteen people on board. Miraculously, there is one survivor. But among the dead is His Royal… Read More

WWII: AirCrash Detectives (2014): S01E04 – Death on the Great Plains: Naper 28

Introduction A documentary series looking at the causes behind catastrophic accidents and training crash incidents during World War Two. Outline 03 August 1944 – a C-47 transport plane, with a crew of four, is ferrying 24 trainee P-47 fighter pilots from Nebraska to South Dakotan for advanced training. The pilot is forced to try and… Read More

WWII: AirCrash Detectives (2014): S01E03 – Australia’s Worst Air Crash- Baker’s Creek

Introduction A documentary series looking at the causes behind catastrophic accidents and training crash incidents during World War Two. Outline Bakers Creek, Australia, 13 June 1943. For the men about to board “Miss Every Morning Fixin”, the pressures of the War had been eased by a period of rest and relaxation in Queensland, but they… Read More

WWII: AirCrash Detectives (2014): S01E02 – Death in the Moonlight: Turweston Wellington Collision.

Introduction A documentary series looking at the causes behind catastrophic accidents and training crash incidents during World War Two. Outline In the early hours of 08 July 1944, a normally quiet part of rural Northamptonshire was a hive of activity as the 17 twinned engine Wellington bombers rumbled down the runway of their Turweston airfield… Read More

WWII: AirCrash Detectives (2014): S01E01 – Lost and Confused: Sharp Top Mountain B-25 Crash

Introduction A documentary series looking at the causes behind catastrophic accidents and training crash incidents during World War Two. Outline On a cold dark night in February, 1943, five trainees aboard a B-25 Mitchell Bomber struggle to find their bearings. Confused at their exact whereabouts the aircraft finally slams into Sharp Top Mountain high above… Read More

WWII: AirCrash Detectives Documentary Series Overview

Introduction A documentary series looking at the causes behind catastrophic accidents and training crash incidents during World War Two. Outline In the USA alone over 15,000 Airmen lost their lives in training accidents as the WWII Allies scaled-up their Air forces. The relatives of these young men often have no idea what actually happened and… Read More