Seapower: Operation Hailstone - The Ghost Ships Of Truk Lagoon

  |  Buy to Own: 14/08/2000
  |  50 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


This documentary tells the story of how the Japanese fleet was destroyed by Operation Hailstorm in 1944, only for its remains to be rediscovered and filmed on the sea bed fifty years later. Included is archive footage of the fleet in action, interviews with divers who have seen the remains, and expert analysis by military experts Professor H.P. Willmott and Roy Smallpage.