A Sailor's View: Complete Collection (DVD)

A Sailor's View: Complete Collection (DVD)
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A seven disc collection of rare and never before seen footage about the Royal Navy

Drawn from rare footage from a range of archives, including the Imperial War Museums' own collection, Royal Navy Historian Roland R Smith gives a powerful film portrait of the Royal Navy and Britain at sea during the start of the Second World War, discovering some of its earliest actions.

The collection includes:

Royal Navy at War in Colour

Rare archive footage filmed by serving officers from the HMS Nelson, HMS Kent, HMS Ivanhoe and HMS Laforey.

British Convoys

Royal Navy Historian Roland R. Smith gives a vivid look at two very different types of British convoys during the Second World War.

British Pacific and East Indies Fleets

Often referred to as the 'forgotten fleets', this is the definitive film record of these  fleets, their fighting ships and men.

Operation Torch and Neptune

Two of the largest, most remarkable and successful operations conducted by the Royal Navy during the Second World War.

King George V Battleships 1941-1942

One of the last battleships to be commissioned by the Royal Navy, it played a major role in the Second World War.

Britannia Goes to War

How the Royal Navy reacted to war through training of new recruits, new tactics to protect convoys in the Channel and mine sweeping of the waters.

War in the Frozen North

The tale of the carrier HMS Glorious from 1935 to her sinking during the doomed Norwegian Campaign of 1940.

Release Date’ 15th October 2018

No. Discs 7 DVDs

Run Time’‚ 780 mins


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