Genre: Documentary, History, War
Premise: This six-hour series, narrated by actor Michael C. Hall, provides viewers with the sights, sounds and stories of the Vietnam War in a way that has not been done previously. ``Vietnam in HD'' features rare footage, most of which was shot by soldiers in action, that has been restored and transferred to high definition to give viewers a clearer look at the battles than previous programs had about the Vietnam War. The combination of the video footage and gripping first-person accounts from 13 individuals whose lives were forever changed by their wartime experiences presents viewers with a completely unique TV experience.
(First Aired: Nov. 8, 2011)
Operation Rolling Thunder roars across the skies over North Vietnam; American troops launch widespread search and destroy operations.
(First Aired: Nov. 9, 2011)
The massive Tet Offensive catches the Americans by surprise; Americans mount a counteroffensive; the turmoil of 1968 helps Nixon win the presidency; troop strength in Vietnam peaks and the draft accelerates.