Scorched Earth: The Atlantic Convoys

  |  Buy to Own: 06/08/2001
  |  50 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


During the years of the Second World War, Britain relied heavily upon its merchant fleet, but the all-important passage across the Atlantic was frought with the danger of attack from German U-Boats. This documentary looks at the measures taken to protect merchant shipping, features graphics and animation demonstrating how submarine attacks occurred, and also includes interviews with expert Tim Bean.