In World War II, the greatest threat to the British navy is the German battleship Tirpitz. Being anchored in a Norwegian fjord, it is impossible to attack it with any chance of success. But the navy trains a special commando to attack it, using little submarines to plant underwater explosives under it. Written by
In the scene where Donald Sinden and his crew first board the midget Submarine, the view of three Castle Class Frigates tied alongside each other can be clearly seen in the background, this view of the three Frigates is also to be seen in the movie "The Cruel Sea" when Ericson and Lockart first take charge of the factitious HMS Saltash Castle after they survive the sinking of their first ship HMS Compass Rose. See more »
In the scene where the captured Brits are being "escorted" down the gangway of the Tirpitz, the German sailors are prodding them not with German weapons, but British Sterling sub machine guns. See more »
Spare a penny for the diver sir!
Hey, that's an idea - how do you spend a penny in this contraption?
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