World War One At Sea

October 2017
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S1 Ep2 - Battle Of The U-Boats

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In April 1917, German U-Boats were sinking a dozen Britih ships every day. The First Sea Lord, Jellicoe, warned that Britain might not be able to carry on fighting into 1918. David Hayman explores Germany's World War One U-Boat threat, and the fascinating and dastardly ploys Britain used against the submarines.
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S1 Ep1 - Dreadnoughts Of Scapa Flow

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For centuries, the Royal British Navy had battled in southern waters against traditional enemies, France and Spain. But in the first years of the twentieth century, that all changed. The new threat was to the northeast, as Germany built a formidable new navy. This two-part documentary is told from the perspectives of both Britain and Germany, offering a unique perspective on the events and experiences that would help decide the outcome of World War One. (Part 1 of 2) (From the UK) (Documentary)...
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