Vietnam in HD

Vietnam in HD

  • 2011
  • 1 Season
  • 8.3  (1,402)

This docuseries presents the Vietnam war from the perspective of soldiers through the use of battle footage, much of which was shoot by the soldiers themselves in the middle of the conflict. The footage is supported by accounts of the conflict as told by participants. The series aired in 2011 on the History cable network.

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Peace with Honor (1970-1975)
6. Peace with Honor (1970-1975)
November 10, 2011
Bob Clewell's helicopter crew is under intense fire in one of the final operations of the war. Joe Galloway returns to Vietnam and in Washington, D.C., Barry Romo throws down his medals in protest. The last American troops return home and POW wife Anne Purcell awaits word of her husband's fate. The fall of Saigon brings the unification of Vietnam.
A Changing War (1969-1970)
5. A Changing War (1969-1970)
November 10, 2011
Troop withdrawals begin as the Americans train their ARVN allies to take over the war. Gery Benedetti patrols the hostile waters of the Mekong Delta. James Anderson leads a battalion into Cambodia after Nixon's controversial order. Don DeVore struggles to survive a fierce night attack, and Anne Purcell gets promising news about her husband. Then, Bob Clewell's helicopter crew comes under intense fire in one of the final operations of the war. Joe Galloway returns to Vietnam and in Washington, D.C., Barry Romo throws down his medals in protest. The last American troops return home and POW wife Anne Purcell awaits word of her husband's fate. The fall of Saigon brings the unification of Vietnam.
An Endless War (1968-1969)
4. An Endless War (1968-1969)
November 9, 2011
The turmoil of 1968 helps Nixon win the presidency. Troop strength in Vietnam peaks and the draft accelerates. Karl Marlantes endures bitter jungle fighting on Hill 484, and draftee Arthur Wiknik gets a grim introduction to combat on "Hamburger Hill". But shortly after "winning" both hills, US troops abandon them.
The Tet Offensive (1968)
3. The Tet Offensive (1968)
November 9, 2011
The enemy gains ground when the massive Tet Offensive catches the Americans by surprise. At Khe Sanh and Pleiku, U.S. troops are under siege. Americans mount a counteroffensive but the shock of the assault ignites anti-war fervor at home. Then, the turmoil of 1968 helps Nixon win the presidency. Troop strength in Vietnam peaks and the draft accelerates. Karl Marlantes endures bitter jungle fighting on Hill 484, and draftee Arthur Wiknik gets a grim introduction to combat on "Hamburger Hill". But shortly after "winning" both hills, US troops abandon them.
Search & Destroy (1966-1967)
2. Search & Destroy (1966-1967)
November 8, 2011
American troops launch widespread "search and destroy" operations; body count, not territory, becomes the measure of success in Vietnam. Charles Brown fights for survival on the bloody slopes of Hill 875 and at home, the American public begins to question U.S. military strategy.
The Beginning (1964-1965)
1. The Beginning (1964-1965)
November 8, 2011
In 1965, Operation Rolling Thunder roars across the skies over North Vietnam and the first U.S. ground troops land in the South. American soldiers are outnumbered in the Ia Drang Valley, the first major battle of the war.
Vietnam In HD
Vietnam In HD

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This docuseries presents the Vietnam war from the perspective of soldiers through the use of battle footage, much of which was shoot by the soldiers themselves in the middle of the conflict. The footage is supported by accounts of the conflict as told by participants. The series aired in 2011 on the History cable network.Vietnam in HD is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on November 8, 2011.

Vietnam in HD is available for streaming on the History website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Vietnam in HD on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    November 8, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    8.3  (1,402)