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Take 'Er Down  1954
Video History of US Subs
From 1900 up to Nautilus Launch




 

This video, shot in 1954, relates the history of US Navy submarines.  Beginning with a 'vintage' video clip from 1900 showing the first subs it continues through to the launching of the Nautilus, the first nuclear powered boat.  Many interesting facts are revealed, including an initial unfavorable public opinion.  Fortunately, this did not last long after it became obvious what these submarines could do.


13 1/2 minute video



 


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