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.
- The American Civil War;
- American 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
- Part 01: Born into War.
- Part 02: Fire and Water.
- Part 03: Steel Walls of Freedom.
- Part 04: Second to None.
Production & Filming Details
- 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.