Vain Mainwaring is determined that his platoon should earn the full quota of 12 stars in a wacky test weekend. Captain Ramsey is in charge and increases the psychological pressure. The ... See full summary »

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Vain Mainwaring is determined that his platoon should earn the full quota of 12 stars in a wacky test weekend. Captain Ramsey is in charge and increases the psychological pressure. The information that Wilson heard from another platoon works against them. Meanwhile the warden and the verger follow them because Jones' van still has an onions consignment for Hodges' grocery shop, which suddenly gains another importance. Written by KGF Vissers

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The Smith Gun was an anti-tank artillery piece used by the British Army and Home Guard during the Second World War. It was introduced in 1942, and was issued mainly to Home Guard units and to regular Army units tasked with guarding airfields. Ammunition shortages meant that the guns had only six or seven rounds each. See more »

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Capt. George Mainwaring: [when Jones volunteered to be thrown over the fence] That's the spirit! I like to see some guts!
Sgt. Arthur Wilson: And you probably will...
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