Combat at Sea combines exciting archival and modern footage with superior reporting to relive great sea battles, explore naval strategy and counter-strategy, and tell the stories of mighty warships and the men who commanded them.
Follow the course of 20th century rescue missions, and reveals the strategies that keep fighting forces alive. Witness the largest rescue mission in history when a volunteer armada rescues trapped soldiers at Dunkirk in WWII.
Hear the dramatic stories of the ships that go where the large ones can't. Witness the daring, dramatic rescue of General MacArthur by a squadron of PT boats in WWII. Relive the dangerous gunboat patrols through the Mekong Delta in Vietnam.
The greatest triumphs of these ships in 20th century naval battles. See the destroyer used in every theatre in WWII, from shore bombardment at the beaches in Normandy on D-Day to fending off Kamikaze attacks at Okinawa.
The under-sea weapons of secrecy and terror. Recount the awesome destructive power of the German U-boats in WWII, and follow the Cold War race to build submarines of superior speed, stealth and lethal capability.