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Title The Royal Navy at war. WWII film collection [(DVD) videorecording] / Imperial War Museum.

Publication Info. Port Washington, NY : Distributed by Koch Entertainment, [2008]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  940.545 ROY    AVAILABLE
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Description 4 videodiscs (614 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Imperial War Museum, the official collection.
System Details DVD, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital mono.
Summary 1940-1943: Covers the commissioning of HMS Howe, naval combat 1941-2, Flower-class Corvettes, naval service worldwide. Fleet air arm: Covers carrier operations and landing techniques, fighter school, catapult shops, U-boat recognition from the air. Naval instructional films: Covers the duties of helmsmen and lookouts, raising steam on a destroyer, on-board safety routines, internal communications, the Sea Scouts, and more. Know your own Navy: Covers warship identification for Allied pilots, the royal Navy in combat, the Submarine Detection Branch, and more.
Contents Disc 1. 1940-1943: Commissioning a battleship ; Naval operations ; Corvettes ; Meet the ship ; Battleship ; Raising sailors ; Mastery of the sea ; HM Navies go to sea -- Disc 2. Fleet Air Arm: The battle fleets of Britain ; Carrier flying ; Catapult ships ; Deck landing ; Fleet fighter ; U-boats recognition & attack by naval aircraft -- Disc 3. Naval instructional films: Duties of the helmsman ; Raising steam ; Ship safety ; Duties of lookouts ; Ships' internal communications -- Disc 4. Know your own navy: Know your own navy, part 1 ; Know your own navy, part 2 ; Know your own navy, part 3 ; The navy in action ; Meeting the U-boat menace ; Sailors of tomorrow ; Submarine on patrol ; The chariot.
Note Special features: Excerpts from "Anchor work," "Introduction to naval gunnery" and "Smoke screens at sea;" Sam Pepys joins the navy; sea cadets; HMS Royal Sovereign; HMS Ark Royal; HMS Illustrious.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Videodiscs.
Sailors -- Great Britain -- Videodiscs.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British -- Videodiscs.
Naval education -- Great Britain -- Videodiscs.
Battleships -- Great Britain -- Videodiscs.
Genre Documentary films.
Feature films.
Added Author Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
Koch Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 1417230754
Standard No. 741952655695
Music No. KOC-DV-6556 Koch Entertainment
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