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Film Chapters

Just like the Deepwater Horizon itself, with its many moving parts, the disaster at the rig includes many details. This story summarizes the key issue...

Thomas Nickerson, George Pollard and Owen Chase returned to Nantucket after the wreck of the Essex. Each coped in different ways as they tried to reco...

Although one of the Essex whaleboats disappears, two boats with wreck survivors onboard are rescued off the coast of Chile in February of 1821.

In order to survive, starving men of the whaleship Essex resort to cannabilism, the very thing which kept them from seeking refuge at islands much-clo...

In an unbelievable turn of events, a sperm whale attacks a whaleship called the Essex on November 20, 1820.

Film Audios

On the 8th of December, 1941 - the day after Pearl Harbor was bombed - Americans received their up-to-date news from the radio.

Churchill tried repeatedly to convince FDR to enter the war.

Winston Churchill became Prime Minister on the 10th of May, 1940.

On the 4th of June, 1940, Winston Churchill addressed Parliament.

On the 16th of October, 1938, Winston Churchill broadcast a speech urging both his country, and America, to arm themselves.

Film Audio Narrations

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What are the factors leading to Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo on June 18, 1815?

Margaret Mitchell published one novel in her lifetime. How Gone with the Wind came about is a story unto itself.

On the morning of September 11, 2001, ATC employees heard the hijacking of United Flight 93.

Film Documents

On the 21st of October, 1941, Alan Turing and three of his Station X colleagues wrote a secret letter to Prime Minister Winston Churchill. It caused a...

James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, disagreed with the Naval Court of Inquiry's opinion.  He issued his own assessment in two differing forma...

A Naval Court of Inquiry was convened to determine whether the United States Navy, or any of its members, were responsible for America's failure to pr...

Soon after the Pearl Harbor attacks, official inquiries began.  How could this have happened?  Was America so completely unprepared for a Ja...

The following is the Opinion of the Naval Court of Inquiry which examined whether Rear Admiral Husband E. Kimmel and General Walter C. Short were in d...

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