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

Introduction This programme examines the birth and early role of the US Marines. Part of the Battle of the United States Military Compendium. Outline Volume one of the Battle History of the United States Military takes a tour through one of the world’s greatest elite military forces – the United States Marine Corps. Featuring some… Read More

Battle History of the US Air Force Documentary Series Overview (2002)

Introduction This programme examines the birth and early role of the US Air Force. Part of the Battle of the United States Military Compendium. Outline The United States Air Force grew out of the Army Air Corps to become a crucial branch of the American military. This programme chronicles the challenges and blunders overcome the… Read More

Greyhounds of the Sea – History of the U.S. Navy Destroyer (1956)

Introduction This is the history of the US Navy’s destroyers from DD-1 USS Bainbridge of 1898 to the DD-931 USS Forest Sherman of 1952 as depicted through historical naval archival film. Past generations of destroyers that have served the navy in peace and war are shown. Outline Greyhounds of the Sea is a documentary outlining… Read More

Battle History of the US Navy (2000): Part 04 – Second to None

Introduction This programme examines the birth and early role of the US Navy. Outline With combat footage and commentary from historians, this series engages with affairs that affected the US Navy. Battle History of the US Navy Series You can find a full index and overview of the Battle History of the US Navy here.… Read More

Battle History of the US Navy (2000): Part 03 – Steel Walls of Freedom

Introduction This programme examines the birth and early role of the US Navy. Outline With combat footage and commentary from historians, this series engages with affairs that affected the US Navy. Battle History of the US Navy Series You can find a full index and overview of the Battle History of the US Navy here.… Read More

Battle History of the US Navy (2000): Part 02 – Fire and Water

Introduction This programme examines the birth and early role of the US Navy. Outline This episode begins with a short introduction about the Navy’s role in World War I and then begins to cover World War II in detail. This includes Japanese as a growing naval threat and leads into the attack on Pearl Harbour,… Read More

Battle History of the US Navy (2000): Part 01 – Born into War

Introduction This programme examines the birth and early role of the US Navy. Outline This programme examines the birth and early role of the US Navy. 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… Read More

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

Introduction This programme examines the birth and early role of the US Navy. Part of the Battle of the United States Military Compendium. Outline 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… Read More

The Silent Service (1958): S02E39 – U-47 in Scapa Flow

Introduction The Silent Service is an American syndicated anthology television series based on actual events in the submarine section of the United States Navy. Outline On 14 October 1939, Gunther Prien penetrated the Royal Navy’s primary base at Scapa Flow where he torpedoed and sank the battleship Royal Oak and returned home to instant fame.… Read More