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Atlantic Convoys: The War at Sea

The stakes were simple. Win the Battle for the Atlantic, win the war. For six years, an undulating warzone spanning 2,800 miles was the setting for one of the most bitterly fought battles of World War II. German U-boats ravaged convoys of British Canadian supply ships, sending thousands of merchants to a watery grave, along with millions of tons of vital supplies. Britain was cut off and on the brink of surrender, an act that would give Hitler control of Europe. Britain had to somehow turn the tide. The outcome of World War II depended on it.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom Channel 4 (2009 - 2009)
Schedule: Sundays at 19:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: WarHistory
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes

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Death Blow

Episode 1x04; Sep 20, 2009

It's 1943 and German U-boats continue to decimate allied shipping. The allies must find a way to defeat Admiral Karl Donitz's "wolfpack" or they will lose the war. The stakes have never been higher, the battles have never been larger and the casualti

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: Death BlowSep 20, 2009
1x03: The Brink of DefeatSep 13, 2009
1x02: The HuntSep 6, 2009
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Also known as:
  • Battle for the Atlantic (United States United States)
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