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40 Commando Royal Marines train in 'Afghan village'


British and American generals are predicting a summer of intense fighting in Afghanistan as they try to wrestle control of the country from the Taliban.

Among those likely to spearhead the offensive are Royal Marines from 40 Commando based at Norton Manor Camp, Taunton, who are due to go there in April.

Scott Ellis takes a look at how they're getting ready for Helmand, by using their own purpose-built Afghan village.

READ MORE: Somerset's troops in Afghanistan

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