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In the Mediterranean in 1941 the Italians start using underwater chariots to mine the undersides of allied ships. Explosives expert Lionel Crabbe arrives in Gibralter to organise defences, but finds only two British divers available to help him. Even more worrying, it seems likely that the Italians are secretly using neutral Spain across the bay as their key base. Written by
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This movie's dedication states: "This film is dedicated to the frogmen of all nations who have died beneath the sea and in particular to the memory of Commander Lionel Crabb, G.M., R.N.V.R." [See: Lionel Crabb]. See more »
During the first night of operations five merchant ships are blown up and a tanker set ablaze. The following morning Crabb and Thorpe talk of three ships sunk and the rest saved. See more »
They don't make them like this anymore. Rousing drama action based on the real life exploits of British Navy Lieutenant Lionel Crabbe and his contributions to underwater demolition work during World War II and later on in salvaging operations.
World War II history buffs will appreciate the military technology depicted in this film and the impact it caused to Allied as well as Axis shipping.
Exciting underwater action combined with a decent cast and good dialogue contribute to the suspense.
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