Naval Warfare Movies

War Zone - WWII Off North Carolina's Outer Banks, Part 1

Producer: Kevin Duffus

Country: USA
Length: 90 min.
Keywords: WWII, Documentary

This is the VHS release (see more).


Part I: I'll Never Smile Again
From the publisher: WAR ZONE, by North Carolina filmmaker Kevin Duffus, is two 90 minute videos of archival footage and contemporary inerviews showing Outer Banks people and scenes, war action at sea and the personal stories of witnesses and victims of the German U-boat assault along the East coast of the United States in 1942 with its epicenter at Cape Hatteras.

Featured in Part One are the heart-rending stories of torpedoed Merchant sailors and young Coast Guard lifesavers unable to come to their rescue. Viewers will marvel at the courage of a young mother who delivered her newborn son in a lifeboat on the storm tossed waves of the Graveyard of the Atlantic. Learn how Germany surprised America's defenses despite Britain's warnings.