Deep Wreck Mysteries Series Two

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Deep Wreck Mysteries Series Two – For the first time, underwater detectives using innovative equipment uncover wartime mysteries until now too difficult to find, too deep to dive, too dark and dangerous to film, revealing an unsuspected world of secret weapons, fatal negligence and deadly cover-ups.

Britain and Ireland, island nations, have the richest of maritime histories. Thousands of vessels lie wrecked off their shores. Many sank during the World Wars and are yet to be discovered. Deep below the surface of the sea, they remain silent witnesses to conflict and carnage. At over fifty metres in depth, they’ve been too difficult to find; too deep to dive; too dangerous to film. Among those hidden victims are some of the largest and most impressive ships ever to plummet to the bottom – giant battleships, massive cargo carriers, and towering ocean liners. The latest advances in survey and dive technology finally locate and bring these deep-sea wrecks vividly to the screen, exposing a world of deadly intrigue and cover-up.

Filmed by an elite underwater canera-team operating at extreme depths; illustratred by state-of-the-art computer graphics; backed up by analysis from top wreck scientists and historians; illuminated by rare eyewitness testimony from survivors. Now for the first time, in a series of four one-hour films, this fascinating series of investigation sheds dazzling new light on an eeries twilight world to reveal the truth behind these downed casualities of war.

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