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Brazil's Hidden War in the Amazon

From 1972 to 1974, the Brazilian military government sent thousands of men to the jungle to hunt down a group of guerrilla fighters. Two survivors spoke to the BBC.

In the early 1970's, at the peak of political repression and persecution in Brazil, a collection of left-wing students and liberal professionals decided to move to a remote region in the Amazon to fight the military dictatorship. Two survivors from the so-called Araguaia Guerrilla War spoke to Thomas Pappon about how they endured life and war in the jungle.

Photo: Two guerrilla fighters after being captured in 1974 (Archive PCdoB)

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