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War at Sea: The Black Pit (1995)

| Documentary, History, War
A film about the later years of Canada's World War II naval effort, focusing on the most dangerous Atlantic ocean region, nicknamed the Black Pit.

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Brian McKenna

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Cast

Credited cast:
Terence McKenna Terence McKenna ... Narrator (voice)
Carl Marotte ... Louis Audette
Mathew Mackay ... Wilfred Bark
Martin Neufeld Martin Neufeld ... Paul Hartwig
Paul Hopkins ... Ken Lunny
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Horst Kessler Horst Kessler ... Himself - U-Boats
Barry O'Brien Barry O'Brien ... Himself - RCN
Desmond Piers Desmond Piers ... Himself - RCN, HMCS Restigouche
Charles Edwin Powell ... John Waters (as Charles Powell)
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This film covers the latter years of Canada's naval contribution to World War II. In particular, this film focuses on the troubles of the atlantic transportation route that was one of the most hazardous in the war. Of that route, no part was more dangerous than the region that naval command refused to have patrolled by long range aircraft, nicknamed the Black Pit. Thanks to this act of incompetence, Canadian naval forces were besieged by U-Boats while in this large area of the Atlantic until events force a needed change. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English | German

Also Known As:

War at Sea, Part 2 See more »

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Followed by War at Sea: U-boats in the St. Lawrence (1995) See more »

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