The Silent War

For decades, Britain and America's Cold War submarines waged a secret war of espionage against the Soviet navy. Deep in the ocean, crews were locked in a game of cat and mouse as each side battled to gain the tactical and technological advantage.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Two (2013 - 2013)
Schedule: Thursdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: War

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Previous Episode

The Russians Are Coming!

Episode 1x02; Dec 12, 2013

The submariners from all three navies talk about how the underwater arms race took ballistic missiles beneath the Arctic ice, and they remember how it nearly ended in a nuclear disaster.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x02: The Russians Are Coming!Dec 12, 2013
1x01: Know Your EnemyDec 5, 2013
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