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Hitler's sunken secret

Author: Duncan Copp; DOX Productions Ltd.; WGBH (Firm)
Publisher: [Boston] : WGBH Boston Video, 2006.
Series: Colección NOVA.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the most daring resistance operations of World War II was the sinking of a cargo of 'heavy water' destined for the Nazi's secret atomic bomb project. Explore the bottom of a Norwegian lake with a remotely operated vehicle to find the ferry.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Films for people with visual disabilities
Films for the hearing impaired
History
Documentary
Videodiscs
DVDs for people with visual disabilities
Named Person: Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Copp; DOX Productions Ltd.; WGBH (Firm)
ISBN: 1593753195 9781593753191
OCLC Number: 62596931
Language Note: English dialogue; closed-captioned; described video for the visually impaired.
Notes: Documentary.
"How close were the Nazis to having the atomic bomb?"--Cover.
Special features: Printable materials for educators; access to the Nova web site.
Credits: Producer, David Sington; director, Duncan Copp.
Performer(s): Narrator: Neil Ross.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 56 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; letterbox presentation, Dolby digital.
Contents: Developments at Vemork --
What Solveig saw --
Lifting heavy water --
Unequivocal results.
Series Title: Colección NOVA.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a Nova production by Dox Productions Ltd. for WGBH/Boston in association with ZDF, Arte and National Georgraphic Channel International ; produced by David Sington ; directed by Duncan Copp.

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One of the most daring resistance operations of World War II was the sinking of a cargo of 'heavy water' destined for the Nazi's secret atomic bomb project. Explore the bottom of a Norwegian lake with a remotely operated vehicle to find the ferry.

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Hitler’s Sunken Secret

(EMRO user published 2006-03-10 ) Very Good Permalink
This made-for-TV NOVA production answers some long-held questions about the 1944 sinking of the ferry Hydro by the Norwegian resistance. Believing the ferry carried “heavy water” for use in Germany’s atomic bomb project, the resistance sank the Hydro even though it carried some...
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