Sierra Leone/Jungle Siege

Series 4 - Episode 12 Sierra Leone/Jungle Siege

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Summary

Dramatic reconstruction of the story of Major Phil Ashby of the Royal Marines, who was attacked by child soldiers during a UN peacekeeping mission to disarm warring factions in Sierra Leone, West Africa. Surrounded, outgunned and outnumbered, he risked everything in a desperate bid to escape through 50 miles of rebel-controlled jungle in 2000.
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