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Hannibal in the Alps

Season 17 Episode 2 | 55m 11s

Follow a team of experts as they solve the enduring mystery of exactly where Hannibal and his troops crossed the Alps to launch a surprise attack on Rome.

Aired: 04/09/18 | Expires: 02/21/24
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