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British soldiers take part in exchange with Chinese army

The Chinese army has invited foreign soldiers to join its ranks for the first time, as part of a week-long exchange programme.

Two British officers took part in the scheme at a top military academy run by the People's Liberation Army of China.

Steve Hewlett joined them.

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  • 25 Apr 2014
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