Operation Victoria: The Fall of Shining Path

During the 1980s, Abimael Guzman led Shining Path into being one of the most brutal terrorist groups of the 20th century. Over 20,000 people died. In April 1990, the Peruvian Secret Service assigns police officer Benedicto Jimenez to form a secret unit to capture Guzman. With limited resources; one car, four radios, two old desks, and a typewriter, Jimenez and his team overcome limitations to capture the most wanted Latin American terrorist in September 1992. The documentary has first time interviews with those involved in the capture of Guzman, it contains never before seen and recently de-classified photographic and video elements, and contains recreations of the events.

60 minutes, Available now

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