Battle History of the US Navy Documentary Series Overview (2000)


This programme examines the birth and early role of the US Navy.

Part of the Battle of the United States Military Compendium.


After a general introduction, the video covers the late 18th century and early 19th century, the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, and technological advances that occurred with the dawning of the 20th century.

Subjects Covered

  • The American Civil War;
  • American History;
  • History;
  • American Studies;
  • Civil War Battles;
  • The Gilded Age & Progressive Era (1876-1913);
  • Civil War (1860-1865);
  • Expansion & Sectionalism (1829-1859);
  • Military academies;
  • Military strategy;
  • Navy ships;
  • Naval battles;
  • Battle at Hampton Roads, 08-09 March 1862;
  • Spanish-American War, 1898; and
  • Industrialisation and Western Global Hegemony (1750–1914).

Battle History of the US Navy Series

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  • Distributor(s): A&E Television Networks.
  • Release Date: 06 November 2000 (US).
  • Running Time: 200 minutes (total running time).
  • Rating: PG.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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