Enactment of war in the Atlantic between German U-boats and Allied supply convoys in World War II
Atlantic Ocean Date:1942 Duration:3 min 12 sec Sound:Yes
Fictional enactment of conflict between German U-boats and Allied convoys in Atlantic, during World War 2. Destroyer escort with a supply convoy in the Atlantic. Sailor stands next to a steel drum depth charge chained to the deck. View of a surfaced German U-boat ostensibly tracking a convoy. Supply ships silhouetted against the sky in evening. Captain at periscope in submerged German submarine.The boat surfaces and crew goes on deck to view convoy through binoculars. Order is given to launch a torpedo. Explosion and fire seen as it hits a ship. Destroyer escort ship underway. U.S. sailors aboard convoy escort ship sight a German submarine periscope. View inside the U-boat when they know they have been detected. The U-boat crash dives and the Captain calls for silence. Crew on deck of escort ship begin launching depth charges which explode to her stern. One damages the submarine and water enters it.
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