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The Vietnam War

Series 1

Episode 9: Fratricide (May 1970-March 1973)

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

South Vietnamese forces fighting on their own in Laos suffer a terrible defeat. Massive US airpower makes the difference in halting an unprecedented North Vietnamese offensive. After being re-elected in a landslide, Nixon announces that Hanoi has agreed to a peace deal. American prisoners of war will finally come home - to a bitterly divided country. Show less

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