The U.S. Navy, World War I to 1941.
This DVD features 12 rare, historic films - digitally re-mastered and restored from original 16mm prints - produced by the U.S. Navy during the critical decades prior to World War II.
You'll view original newsreels of the fight against the U-boat menace in World War I; the development of the first aircraft carrier, USS Langley (CV-1); the development and use of Zeppelins; the Japanese attack against the river gunboat USS Panay (PR-5) that nearly provoked war four years prior to Pearl Harbor; the great battleship fleet in all its pre-December 7, 1941, glory; and more! B&W and color, 1 hr. 34 min.