1. Kirkmania

    Our War (2011) TV Series

    Our War (2011) TV Series. This is a documentary series looking at the war in Afghanistan as seen through the eyes of the soldiers who are fighting on the frontline, telling the story of the conflict through the words and pictures of the young soldiers themselves. KirkCrazy Password: Army...
  2. Kirkmania

    Young Soldiers (2011) TV Series

    This series which charts the lives of four new British Army recruits on their journey from day one basic training through to frontline combat in Helmand. KirkCrazy Password: Army Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4 Episode 5
  3. Kirkmania

    Battlestripes (1999) TV Series

    Battlestripes (1999). This program showed how the modern British Army selected some of the best NCO's in the world, its Sergeants. The series followed a group of would be British Army Sergeants completing a Platoon Sergeants Battle Course in South Wales. KirkCrazy Password: Army Episode 1...
  4. Kirkmania

    Guarding The Queen (2008) TV Series

    Guarding The Queen (2008). For the very first time cameras have been allowed behind the scenes at the royal palaces to see the historic and hidden world of the Grenadier Guards. The Grenadier Guards are the most senior infantry regiment in the British Army. They are probably best recognized as...
  5. Kirkmania

    Sandhurst (2011) TV Series

    Sandhurst (2011). This documentary series shot at the Royal Military Academy over the course of a year, follows the journey of one intake of cadets through the 200-year-old institution. KirkCrazy Password: Army Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3
  6. Kirkmania

    Army TV Series & Documentaries

    Hello everyone, During my search for TV series and documentaries which involve the UK Army, it has become apparent that many of you, love, enjoy and have searched for these hidden gems all over the internet. I intend to use this stream to guide such fans to the wonderful shows. Please feel free...
  7. Z

    Rejection from Army.. same with RN?

    I've recently been rejected by the army twice due to back pain from 2013. It said something along the lines of '12 weeks or more of back pain results in rejection' I've had time to reconsider my options and i'm thinking about the royal navy reserves. I can't find any medical eligibility for...
  8. sj25105815

    Ex Army, joining Navy age 36, going comms tech! Got questions

    Hello All, I am looking for advice, and have certain queries to make and thought this might be the best place for it. It might be a bit long, but its probably not an average Navy application. First, some background: I am 36, ex army, left as a Corporal of Horse (Sergeant), JTAC qualified...
  9. Bill6001

    Army Reservist transfer to Royal Navy Officer

    Hi guys! Quick question for anyone in the know, I am a CPL in the reserves and am hopefully going to BRNC shortly. Does anyone know if this is a "transfer" or do I technically leave the TA then join the RN? Also as I have some rank and a little experience would I receive any other benefits...
  10. janner

    In Good Company by The Hon. William Fraser.

    A series of letters and diary entries written by the Honourable William Fraser on his experiences in the battles of Ypres during the first World War. By the end of the war he had attained the rank of Temp. Lieutenant Colonel, he had also been awarded the Military Cross, 3 awards of the...
  11. janner

    Touble at Zero Hour by Rob Lofthouse.

    The Author is a retired Army Sergeant. The book is broken into three sections. The first covers the Glider landings intended to seize the bridges over the Caen Canal and the river Orne to prevent German reinforcements getting to the Allied troops landing on the Normandy beaches. The next...
  12. janner

    The Lone Warrior.

    One of a series of books by Paul Fraser Collard featuring Jack Lark. (A Scarlet Thief, The Maharajahs General and The Devils Assassin) I hadn't read the other books in the series but it reads well as a stand a lone novel. It uses a mixture of fictional and actual characters which have been...