A U.S. Navy crew aboard a merchant marine ship battle Nazis.
Did You Know?
Art directors Carroll Clark
and Albert S. D'Agostino
developed a special "sky and horizon" machine which created the effect of water motion against the horizon. All the sea shots were filmed on land using rocking arc lamps that projected waves on an acre of muslin. See more
The destroyer momentarily seen through the U-boat's periscope after the first fight was USS Preble (DD-345). The picture was obviously from well before the war, since Preble was converted to a minelayer (DM-20) in 1937. Further, she served in the Pacific, not the Atlantic. See more
Referenced in Moonlight Serenade
Symphony No.40 in G Minor, K.550
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
First movement played on the short wave radio aboard ship See more