A German U boat attacks a British ship and it sinks in the Atlantic Ocean.
Atlantic Ocean Date:1917 Duration:2 min 57 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Introduction of captured German documentary films made by U-Boat crews during World War 1. J. M. Mackzum, Knights of the Columbus Secretary with the American Army of Occupation, who brought the films to the United States. A submarine seen at periscope depth, and then submerging completely. View from a surfaced German submarine, of a British tramp steamer. View from conning tower of the submarine plowing through heavy seas. Crew of the U-Boat man their deck gun and fire at the steamer. Smoke obscures the scene somewhat. View of the ship settling in the water. (Slate says Captain and mate refused rescue and went down with the ship.) The steamer sinks bow first. Some smoke rises as her boilers are inundated. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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