The Empire's Shield - The Royal Navy In The First World War

05/05/2014
  |  Buy to Own: 05/05/2014
  |  152 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Documentary produced by the Royal Navy in the First World War era featuring footage of British ships set to a soundtrack of period music. The eleven chapters included are: 'Moulding the Raw Material', 'Britain's Shipbuilding Yards in Wartime', 'How the Nation's Food Supplies Were Secured', 'The Bombardment of Zeebrugge', 'Mine Sweepers and Drifters in Dover Harbour', 'A Day With the Minesweepers', 'The Eyes of the Navy', 'The Birth of a Seaplane and the King's Historic Visit to the Grand Fleet', 'The Exploits of H.M.S. Vindictive', 'With the Grand Fleet in Harbour' and 'With the Grand Fleet at Sea'.

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