history of naval warfare from ancient to modern times
150 minutes per volume
the ancient times great empires have grown stronger through military
expansion and Seapower, from Cromwell Productions, traces
the rise and use of navies as tools of war.
is a two-DVD series that begins with the ancient Egyptians and runs
through naval development into the modern era.
is something for almost every military historian here with great
descriptions and animations of galley battles, the times of the
Spanish Armada, the age of fighting sail and Admiral Horatio Nelson,
the first ironclads seen in the Civil War, the development of steel
battleships and aircraft carriers, and perhaps the deadliest naval
vessel built - the submarine.
has six broad chapters and within those themes the documentary broadens
out to explore major incidents, technological advances and fascinating
for someone who knows a lot about naval matters there will be plenty
of new information in all of the chapters.
production values are excellent with great photography, excellent
animations and first-class scripting and narration. On top of that
there are naval history experts who add an excited interest into
is a terrific series that ex-sailors and landlubbers alike will
The First Warships - From Ancient Times to the Medieval World.
The Tudor Navy - From the Mary Rose to the Armada.
Nelson's Victory - Wooden Ships and Iron Men.
The First Ironclads - Into the Modern Era.
The Ghost Ships of Truk Lagoon - Operation Hailstone.
U-Boat 534 - Echoes from the Ocean Floor.