Battles of the Deep

Season 1
 (4)1992TV-G
From U-boats to the USS Intrepid, dive deep into the best of water warfare.
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  1. 1. Underwater Killers
    July 26, 2014
    44min
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    During WWI, the Atlantic Ocean became a killing field as German submarines took on the might of the dominant British Navy. The stealthy silent killers were able to sink 5,200 ships by war's end, and nearly brought Britain to its knees.
  2. 2. The Hunley: New Revelations
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    September 10, 2007
    44min
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    Join Hunter Ellis and Kara Cooney as they research the mystery of the H.L. Hunley, a 40-foot submarine with a primitive torpedo launched by the Confederate Army that destroyed a mighty Union warship but never made it home.
  3. 3. The War Of 1812: The Chesapeake And The Shannon
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    September 27, 2006
    45min
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    With just under 11 minutes of fighting, why was the battle between Britain's HMS Shannon and the USS Chesapeake at Boston Harbor so ferocious and bloody?
  4. 4. WWII Sub Rescue
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    May 27, 2005
    45min
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    Based on Steven Trent Smith's book. In 1944, a plane goes down in the Philippines carrying a copy of Japan's strategy to win the war in the Pacific. The papers fall into the hands of pro-American guerrilla forces.
  5. 5. USS Midway
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    December 19, 2005
    45min
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    The USS Midway served the United States for a staggering 47 years. One of the first aircraft carriers used in Vietnam, the Midway was a stabilizing force in the first Gulf War and has been a museum ship since 1992.
  6. 6. Sinking The Tirpitz
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    June 18, 2002
    45min
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    Deep into World War II, the largest and fastest battleship cruising European waters is the German Tirpitz. Winston Churchill obsessed efforts to sink her are unsuccessful -- until he employs the massive 12,000-pound Tallboy bomb.
  7. 7. USS Constellation: Battling For Freedom
    February 10, 2007
    1h 30min
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    This special recreates the horror of the slave trade and the heroic effort of the USS Constellation in 1859 to stop slave smugglers off the coast of Africa.
  8. 8. The Russian Navy
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    December 12, 2006
    1h 29min
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    Explore the history of the Russian navy's defeats and victories, from its birth in the late 17th century through the 1960s, when its naval innovations nearly tipped the balance of power during the Cold War.
  9. 9. Fighting I, The: The Story Of The Uss Intrepid
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    January 12, 1996
    43min
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    One of the Navy's most storied ships, the USS Intrepid played major roles in World War II, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War, and the Space Race.
  10. 10. Impossible Naval Engineering
    October 30, 2008
    45min
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    There's little room for errors at sea. Relive the most extraordinary Naval ambitions of antiquity, from Nero's collapsible death yacht to Greek chemical bomb fire ships.
  11. 11. Ancient Super Navies
    February 4, 2008
    45min
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    Using the latest scientific techniques, our team of modelmakers, underwater detectives, and elite naval commandos investigate lethal weaponry of the past to solve the greatest mysteries of the ancient world's naval technology.
  12. 12. Raise The Monitor!: Host: Roger Mudd
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    December 11, 2000
    1h 32min
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    The Civil War's most advanced warship rests on the ocean floor 16 miles off the coast of North Carolina. The National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration works with the Navy to try to recover its engine.
  13. 13. Battle History of the Coast Guard
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    November 11, 2004
    1h 30min
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    In its third century of service, the U.S. Coast Guard's reputation as the worldwide emblem of rescue at sea overshadows the unbelievable scope of its feats as America's fifth armed service.
  14. 14. Battle History Of The Navy: Born Into War
    November 6, 2000
    45min
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    The Continental Navy is literally born fighting, its few ramshackle ships thrown against the juggernaut of the Royal Navy, and that scrappy spirit perseveres through the start of the 20th century.
  15. 15. Battle History Of The Navy: Fire And Water
    November 7, 2000
    45min
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    By the time America enters WWI, the Navy boasts a powerful line of battleships - that arrive too late to fight. Examine how the Navy builds itself back up and battles the Axis from the Atlantic to the Pacific.
  16. 16. Battle History Of The Navy: Steel Walls Of Freedom
    November 8, 2000
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    Victories at the Battle of the Philippine Sea and Leyte Gulf crush the Japanese fleet, pushing it back toward the homeland. Then, following WWII, politicians cut back the Navy.
  17. 17. Navy Corpsmen: The Blood Angels
    December 5, 2001
    45min
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    When a U.S. marine or sailor is wounded in combat, his odds of getting to a doctor are close to nothing. But his chances of staying alive are superb due to the Navy Hospital Corpsmen.
  18. 18. Royal Navy, The: England's Wooden Walls
    October 17, 2002
    43min
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    A manual called "The Fighting Instructions" transforms naval battles from uncontrollable melees into linear chess games on water.
  19. 19. Unsung Heroes Of Wwii: Swede Momsen: Submarine Savior
    June 1, 2000
    45min
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    On May 23rd, 1939, America's newest submarine met disaster on a crash dive test during its sea trials. The surviving crew knew their only hope of rescue lay with the greatest submariner who ever lived.
  20. 20. Spy Ships And Submarines
    June 15, 2000
    45min
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    Take a look at the role played by intelligence-collection ships in all the major conflicts in the 20th century, from equipment transport to participation in international disputes.
  21. 21. Submarines
    September 16, 2003
    45min
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    Join former Navy fighter pilot and series host Hunter Ellis as he explores the technology that led from the submarine to handheld sonar devices that help tourists catch that "big" fish.
  22. 22. Aircraft Carriers
    November 12, 1996
    45min
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    The modern aircraft possesses a more powerful tactical air force than most nations. Experience a privileged tour of the sea's mightiest craft.
  23. 23. Royal Navy, The: The Sun Never Sets
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    October 18, 2002
    44min
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    After WWII, the Empire and the Royal Navy decline as a world force. But the 1982 Falklands War revives the Navy, and today, its nuclear subs and jump-jet carriers attest to its centuries-old history and tradition.
  24. 24. The Battleships
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    May 24, 2000
    46min
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    Picking up where the Dreadnoughts left off, these massive vessels carried the largest, most powerful guns ever to be put on a warship, serving with distinction throughout World War II and beyond.
  25. 25. The Destroyers
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    September 16, 1997
    46min
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    Although they first took to the sea over one hundred years ago, Destroyers played a key role in the Allied victory of World War II and have participated in every major naval conflict of the 20th century.
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