The Final Hour
In 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.
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