The Submarines DVD
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- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: January 6, 1998
They are the ultimate naval weapon of the 20th century, the most feared warships on earth. The massive boomers, with their cargo of nuclear missiles, can strike targets anywhere on the globe from deep beneath the oceans' waters.
SUBMARINES is the ultimate history of these awesome ships, from the very first sub in 1787 to today's nuclear-powered behemoths. Go aboard the USS Providence with commander Rich Medley for an up-close look at the ships that form the backbone of today's Navy.
Relive pivotal engagements, from the first-ever sinking of a ship by a submarine during the U.S. Civil War to the dreaded Wolfpack attacks during World War II. Trace the technological advances that transformed submarines from curiosities into devastating weapons, and see how their roles evolved in conflicts throughout the 20th century. And get a unique look at the specialized subs that are furthering our knowledge of the world's oceans, research vessels that descend into the dark of the sea, where the secrets of the deep are revealed.
It's a captivating look at the most fascinating ships ever built, the silent, stunning SUBMARINES.