Share the drama as daring adventurers from 97 countries attempt a seemingly impossible feat to cut through Panama's hostile terrain and join the Atlantic and Pacific oceans! By succeeding, they halve the distance of coast-to-coast water travel but formidable obstacles had to be conquered. See workers battle deadly swamps and risk their lives to blast apart enormous boulders blocking their way. Witness the massive fumigation campaign to wipe out the dreaded yellow fever and rampant malaria. And marvel as these determined men find an extraordinary way to move the ocean waters up and over impassable mountains! Rare archival footage and exciting recreations bring one of American's greatest untold stories of adventure to life in Panama Canal: The Brave Who Built the Impossible.
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