Victory at Sea

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  • Premiered: Oct 1952
  • Episodes: 26
  • Followers: 1
  • Rank #24410
  • Ended
  • NBC
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Season 1
1x1
Design for War: Battle of the Atlantic, 1939-1941
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Air date
Oct 26, 1952
World War II comes, and Germany succeeds in invading Poland and France. But is held back by England thanks to the vital convoys, Canada and the American naval forces' initial .. show full overview
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The Pacific Boils Over: Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941
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Air date
Nov 02, 1952
Using Japanese footage, we see the planning, execution, and ultimately the celebration of the Asian country's attack on Pearl Harbor. There's also an explanation provided for the attack .. show full overview
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Sealing the Breach: Anti-Submarine Warfare, 1941-1943
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Nov 09, 1952
With war now declared on the U.S. front, naval forces throughout the states have banded together to bring convoys of supplies across the Atlantic Ocean to our Allies in England. German .. show full overview
1x4
Midway is East: Japanese Victories & the Midway Battle
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Nov 23, 1952
Japan is ascendant as it successfully invades Indonesia, Singapore and the Philippines. But the Americans draw first blood, first on the Coral Sea, and ultimately on Midway as they .. show full overview
1x5
Mediterranean Mosaic: Gibraltar, Allied & Enemy Fleets, Malta
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Nov 30, 1952
World War II comes to the Mediterranean Sea as Italian, French and British naval forces flex their muscle. British forces have the enviable position of guarding the sea as they escort .. show full overview
1x6
Guadalcanal
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Dec 14, 1952
After training in Australia and New Zealand, the U.S. Marines land on Guadalcanal. The U.S. Navy suffers defeat after defeat at the hands of the Japanese Navy around the island--in an .. show full overview
1x7
Rings Around Rabaul: Struggle for the Solomon Islands
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Dec 21, 1952
The Japanese Navy is ascendant in its conquests, of which its linchpin is the main base at Rabaul in the New Britain Islands. This Victory at Sea episode refers to the US strategy of .. show full overview
1x8
Mare Nostrum: Mediterranean Command, 1940-1942
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Air date
Dec 28, 1952
Mussolini calls the Mediterranean "mare nostrum"--our sea. And seeks to exploit it to the full. British and Greek military forces, however, defeat the Italians, forcing the Germans to .. show full overview
1x9
Sea and Sand: Invasion of North Africa, 1942-1943
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Air date
Jan 04, 1953
The Soviet Union demand a "second front" as their country struggles under the might of the Nazis. The wish is granted as Roosevelt and Churchill in Casablanca agree on the first invasion .. show full overview
1x10
Beneath the Southern Cross: War in the South Atlantic
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Jan 11, 1953
The South Atlantic becomes a front in the overall Battle of the Atlantic, from the pursuit of the Graf Spee to the battle between HMS Devonshire and the German raider Atlantis. The .. show full overview
1x11
The Magnetic North: War from Murmansk to Alaska
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Jan 18, 1953
This episode of Victory at Sea explores the battles between the Allies and Germans over the Arctic Circle, and the convoys battling past Nazi-occupied Norway to Russia. Meanwhile, Japan .. show full overview
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The Conquest of Micronesia: Carrier warfare--Gilberts and Marshalls
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Air date
Jan 25, 1953
The ubiquitous aircraft carrier of the U.S. Navy goes into the attack in the Central Pacific at the Gilberts and Marshalls, destroying Japanese installations and taking the fight to the .. show full overview
1x13
Melanesian Nightmare: New Guinea Campaign
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Air date
Feb 01, 1953
The Allies are victorious in New Guinea as they repel the Japanese. They thus bring the fight through a series of island-hopping offensives using a new ship--the slow but vital LST. The .. show full overview
1x14
Roman Renaissance: Sicily and the Italian Campaign
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Feb 08, 1953
While Hitler's Germany starts its decline, Mussolini's Italy falls. Eventually, as destruction is heaped upon Naples and Rome, Italy accepts defeat and surrenders, allowing the allied .. show full overview
1x15
D-Day: Normandy
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Feb 15, 1953
The Allied invasion of Normandy--from preparation to execution--is detailed to very compelling effect courtesy of vintage footage from both sides. One of the most important turning .. show full overview
1x16
Killers and the Kill: Victory in the Atlantic, 1943-1945
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Feb 22, 1953
The U-Boats are ascendant, and their triumphs trumpeted over Germany. But the Allies hit back with new bases in lands bordering the Atlantic Ocean, new antisubmarine techniques, and the .. show full overview
1x17
The Turkey Shoot: Conquest of the Marianas
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Air date
Mar 01, 1953
Guam, a U.S. territory, gets invaded by Japan a few days after Pearl Harbor and remains under occupation for two and a half years before the Americans arrive to take Saipan and Guam .. show full overview
1x18
Two If By Sea: Peleliu and Angaur
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Air date
Mar 08, 1953
Before the Philippines, the United States first attacks Peleliu and Anguar. Through communiques, we follow the bloody battle in its ferocity.
1x19
Battle for Leyte Gulf: Sea Battle for Leyte Gulf
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Air date
Mar 15, 1953
The Japanese fleet is fast disappearing, and the Imperial Navy conducts its last major operation in the Philippines. It ends in debacle: The risen battleships of Pearl Harbor avenge the .. show full overview
1x20
Return of the Allies: Liberation of the Philippines
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Mar 22, 1953
Just after the U.S. entered World War II, the Japanese conquered the Commonwealth of the Philippines, an American protectorate, bringing despair to its people. But they still hope, and .. show full overview
1x21
Full Fathom Five: U.S. Submarines
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Mar 29, 1953
In this episode of Victory at Sea, we see how the U.S. Navy's submarines contributed to the Japanese empire's downfall, sinking thousands of tons of ships, and strangling the Japanese. .. show full overview
1x22
The Fate of Europe: Black Sea, South of France, Surrender
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Apr 05, 1953
Sevastopol was liberated, and the Allies finally crush Germany. We also witness the meeting of Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin on final plans for Germany's surrender and the forming of .. show full overview
1x23
Target Suribachi: Iwo Jima
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Apr 12, 1953
The United States fought two battles here--the U.S. Marines at Iwo Jima against the Japanese, and the U.S. Navy against the typhoon. During the now-legendary events depicted in this .. show full overview
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The Road to Mandalay: China, Burma, India, and Indian Ocean
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Apr 19, 1953
Japan invades China in 1936, but the Japanese are not satisfied, and they began to invade Indochina and Thailand, paving the way for the invasion of Burma. The U.S. and British Navies .. show full overview
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Suicide for Glory: Okinawa
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Air date
Apr 26, 1953
In one last ditch effort at glory, having lost most of their best men in military actions, Japan employs suicide pilots--the Kamikaze--men who would willingly crash their planes into .. show full overview
1x26 Show finale
Design for Peace: Surrender of Japan & Aftermath of War
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Air date
May 03, 1953
The atomic bomb is detonated, and its effects demonstrated at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. With that, Japan surrenders, and their country's diplomats and military officials sign the official .. show full overview

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