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Walter Karig (1898–1956)


A former US Navy captain, he wrote a number of naval history works on Allied operations during World War II. He authored scripts for the television series Victory at Sea (1952). Besides writing naval history, he also worked as a journalist and wrote a number of novels. See more trivia »

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 1954 Victory at Sea (Documentary) (technical advisor - as Captain Walter Karig USN)
 1952-1953 Victory at Sea (TV Series documentary) (technical advisor - 11 episodes)
- Killers and the Kill (1953) ... (technical advisor - as Captain Walter Karig)
- The Conquest of Micronesia (1953) ... (technical advisor - as Captain Walter Karig - USN)
- The Magnetic North (1953) ... (technical advisor - as Captain Walter Karig - USN)
- Beneath the Southern Cross (1953) ... (technical advisor - as Captain Walter Karig - USN)
- Sea and Sand (1952) ... (technical advisor - as Captain Walter Karig - USN)
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 1962 Zotz! (novel)
 1953 Suspense (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Needle in a Haystack (1953) ... (story)
 1951 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Three in a Room (1951) ... (play)

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Other Works:

Novel: "Zotz!" (filmed as Zotz! (1962)). See more »

Alternate Names:

Captain Walter Karig | Captain Walter Karig - USN | Captain Walter Karig USN

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Interred at Arlington National Cemetery (Section 30 Site 2170). See more »

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