This action-packed DVD opens with scenes of the World War One German ‘High Seas Fleet’ and its destruction in the British anchorage at Scapa Flow. Battleships exploding are not a pretty sight.
POLITICAL and MILITARY LEADERS – Many of the world leaders are seen throughout this tape including: Großadmiral Erich Raeder, Admiral Karl Dönitz, Adolf Hitler, Admiral Isorokyu Yamamoto, Dr. Josef Göbbels, Winston Churchill, King Edward VIII and many more.
SKIPPERS – You will see many of the well-known Skippers including: Günther Prien, REINHARD HARDEGEN (102-1985) , Langsdorff, ERICH TOPP (118-1985) , FRIEDERICH GUGGENBERGER (269-1987) and many more.
COMBAT ACTION – There is PLENTY of combat action. This DVD is almost all combat action including – the HEAVIES – SCHARNHORST, GNEISENAU, PRINZ EUGEN, HMS COURAGEOUS, GRAF SPEE, HMS PRINCE OF WALES, HMS HOOD, HMS BARHAM, BISMARCK, HMS ARK ROYAL and others.
U-BOAT ACTION – You’ll see launching of U-boats, a lot of combat at sea including periscope shots, deck gun action, emergencies aboard, convoy battles, boats in their bunkers, parades and brass bands waiting on the dock as the boats return. The crew of U-552 (TOPP) readies for the change of watch then they are drenched on the bridge. Later there is an ALARM! and all go running for their stations.
AIRCRAFT – There is plenty of aerial action with planes of all types including Ju-52, FW-200, STUKA, Ju-88, Me 262, He-111 and many RAF planes. There is a lot of mid-air combat here.
MAJOR CAMPAIGNS – Many of the major campaigns including the push into Poland with plenty of land and air units; Barbarossa as the German troops fight the brutal Russian snow and bitter cold; attack on Malta; invasion of North Africa with a lot of Afrika Korps action; the famous Channel Dash is covered with scenes of SCHARNHORST, GNEISENAU, PRINZ EUGEN and many more ships with planes overhead; HMS ARK ROYAL sinking from torpedoes of U-81 and GRAF SPEE as she burns unchecked in the mouth of the River Platte.
OTHER ACTIONS – There is never before seen combat action at Pearl Harbor on 7 December; B-17 bombers over Hamburg, V-1 and V-2 rocket flights, the fall of Berlin and the Allies crossing the bridge at Remagen.
This DVD is all non-stop combat action!