Young Soldiers

Young Soldiers

The Shock Of Capture
Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC2  |  March 30, 2012

The British Army is still attracting thousands of young men from all over the country, despite this being one of the most dangerous times to join. There have been 380 British soldiers killed in Afghanistan and over 1700 seriously wounded. This first of five episodes of a series following the journey of four new army recruits and their families, starts at their first day of basic training at Catterick Infantry Training Centre, North Yorkshire.

The British Army is still attracting thousands of young men from all over the country, despite this being one of the most dangerous times to join. There have been 380 British soldiers killed in Afghanistan and over 1700 seriously wounded. This first of five episodes of a series following the journey of four new army recruits and their families, starts at their first day of basic training at Catterick Infantry Training Centre, North Yorkshire.

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