Victory at Sea (1953): S01E10 – Beneath the Southern Cross


Introduction

Twenty-six episode series about naval combat during World War Two. Famous for its music score, eloquent narration and combat footage.

Outline

The South Atlantic becomes a front in the overall Battle of the Atlantic, from the pursuit of the German ship Graf Spee to the battle between HMS Devonshire and the German raider Atlantis. The Allies, meanwhile, nurture their relations with South America and gain a vital base in Ascension Island. Despite sympathy for the Nazis, South American nations rally to the Allies’ cause, securing vital bases, forces and resources.

Victory at Sea Series

You can find a full index and overview of Victory at Sea here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 11 January 1953.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 30 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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