Drain The Oceans

Sunday 29 September 14:35 CAT

National Geographic
Drain The Oceans

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  1. Sunday 29 September at 14:35 CAT

    Secrets of New York City (Season 2)

  2. Sunday 29 September at 15:30 CAT

    Buried Secrets of The Gold Rush (Season 2)

  3. Sunday 29 September at 16:25 CAT

    Lost Nukes of The Cold War (Season 2)

Synopsis

Drain the Oceans dives deep into the unknown; a truly epic, truly original series that takes underwater adventure and earth science illustration into a whole new era. Ambitious exploration, advances in scientific research, and innovative technology mean Earth Science and History step forward to expose hidden evidence of the most amazing undersea mysteries, as never seen before.

Episodes

  • Secrets of D-Day

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    Using the latest sonar technology, a unique expedition to map sunken Allied vessels off the Normandy Coast reveals stunning images from beneath the waves. There are over a hundred shipwrecks in the English Channel of the landing craft and ships that took part in the greatest amphibious Invasion Fleet ever assembled. As the water drains away, we reveal extraordinary, secret technology deployed by both the Allies and the Nazis in the battle for western Europe. The outcome of that conflict changes our world forever.

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    Sunday 29 September at 17:20 CAT
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  • Secrets of The Spanish Armada

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    Spain's attempted conquest of England fails when the Armada is defeated. By draining the ocean we reveal how the English then stole ship technology to build their own empire.

  • Killer U-Boats

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    The world's first stealth weapon, the U-Boat, takes on the might of the Royal Navy. Sinking 12m tons of shipping, they almost win the war. Fighting back changes the rules of naval warfare. Draining the Oceans reveals the story.

  • Secrets of The Civil War

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    The land battles of the American Civil War are well known, but it's the war on the seas that shaped the outcome of the war. Maritime archaeologists and historians go in search of Civil War secrets, hidden deep underwater. Scientific data combines with computer graphics to drain the oceans to investigate the lost wrecks of the war.

  • Buried Secrets of The Gold Rush

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    The Hidden Ships of the Gold Rush drains the streets of San Francisco, the Sacramento River and the icy wastes of the Klondike, northern Canada, to tell the true story of nineteenth-century gold mania. In the race to be first to the gold fields hundreds of thousands of people from across the world head West. Risks are run, countless men, women and children die, fortunes are made and lost - and amid it all, the modern-day United States is born.

    Next Showing
    Sunday 29 September at 15:30 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Lost Nukes of The Cold War

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    For over fifty years the world's two greatest superpowers, the United States and Soviet Union, pour their resources into a terrifying array of doomsday weapons and military machines. The Cold War is the world's first nuclear armed confrontation. Remarkably, it's also the greatest clandestine war in the history of mankind - conducted in secret beneath the waves. Now, with access to daring expeditions, precision data and classified information, we use ground-breaking computer-generated-images to drain the ocean and reveal the shocking secrets of the nuclear-armed Cold War.

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    Sunday 29 September at 16:25 CAT
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  • Secrets of New York City

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    The latest sonar technology reveals shipwrecks as never seen before. As water and land drain away: a secret beneath Manhattan's skyline, an earth-shattering feat of engineering, a record-breaking icon and a casualty of WWI stealth warfare. Examining these hidden giants can explain New York City's meteoric rise to bustling world metropolis. A city that can't be kept down, forever pushing forward, with true grit and determination.

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    Sunday 29 September at 14:35 CAT
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