Made during World War II, this chronicles a voyage of a U.S. submarine on a secret mission to the very shores of Japan. Much of the film is spent developing the cast of characters that populate the sub. Written by
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Explosive ! . . . And As Big As The Broad Pacific !
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As the Copperfin is approaching their rendezvous in the Aleutians, they are submerged at periscope depth. The man on the sonar calls out depths of 1000 and 800 fathoms (6000 and 5400 feet respectively). The scene changes to show the boat moving submerged with the ocean bottom clearly visible only a couple of hull heights below.
If the bottom were 5,400 feet below, it would not be visible sunlight only penetrates approximately 600 feet. See more
There's lots of Mikes dying right now. And a lot more Mikes will die. Until we wipe out a system that puts daggers in the hands of five-year-old children.
Night and Day
Written by Cole Porter
Played when Wolf tells his story See more