NEWS FROM NORTH AFRICA
Part 1, President Roosevelt is visited aboard a ship by Ibn-Saud, King of Saudi Arabia; Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia; and King Faruk I of Egypt. Part 2, units of the 8th Army, 6th Army (37th Inf. Div.), and the 1st Cavalry Div. participate in the liberation of Manila. Shows jungle and city fighting, captured collaborationists, and Philippine guerrillas receiving hand grenades.
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- Ch 354The Rise and Fall of VersaillesThe life and loves of France's most famous king, Louis XIV. Dubbed the Sun King by his admiring court, Louis conquered half of Europe, conducted dozens of love affairs and dazzled his contemporaries with his lavish entertainments. But perhaps his greatest achievement - and certainly his longest lasting love - was the incredible palace he built at Versailles, one of the wonders of the world.Jungle WarIn this episode we explore the final years of the war in Vietnam, which saw the United States and her Allies confront the realities of loss and withdrawal from a jungle war. The series concludes with the revolutions that began in the jungles of Cuba and Colombia and changed the course of both nations' history.