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Summary: An introduction to submarines and how they operate.
Description: Diagrams show the layout of a typical submarine. Shots of a submarine depot ship and of a submarine at sea (HMS Tribune, N76). The routine on board a typical submarine is shown, including the detection of an enemy ship using ASDIC. Torpedoes are prepared and fired, and the crew brace themselves for retaliatory measures; after weathering these, the submarine continues on its mission.
Production Country: GB
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Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: English
Technical Details: Format: 16mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 371 ft; Running time: 4 mins